Taste Setters Recipe: Nilupak Turon

Take the well-loved banana fritters to a whole new level with this recipe idea inspired from Quezonarya 2018! Check it out here:
Nilupak Turon

15 pcs unripe saba, cooked and pounded
125g brown sugar
1 pc coconut, grated
½ tsp McCormick Vanilla Flavoring
½ tbsp butter
½ tbsp JIF Creamy Peanut Butter

10 pcs lumpia wrapper
¼ cup butter
1 tbsp muscovado sugar
¼ tsp McCormick Cinnamon Ground

Fruit Flambe:
1 pc ripe mango, cubed
1 cup pineapple chunks
1 pc apple, cubed
½ pc papaya, cubed

¼ cup peanuts, roasted in cinnamon sugar

1 cup lambanog
¼ cup TreeTop Apple Juice

½ cup Clara Olé Truly Fruity Blueberry Thrill
½ cup Clara Olé Choco Nut Syrup

1. Pound banana in lusong and add margarine, brown sugar, McCormick Vanilla Flavoring, grated coconut, and JIF Peanut Butter. Once done, set aside.
2. Wrap in lumpia wrapper with butter-cinnamon sugar mixture.
3. Prepare the fruit flambe. Heat sugar. Once caramelized, add butter and fruits. Add TreeTop Apple Juice and simmer for a minute; add lambanog to flambe.
4. Fry the Nilupak Turon and serve with fruits flambe on the side and drizzle with Clara Olé Truly Fruity Blueberry Thrill and Clara Olé Choco-nut Syrup.

Tip: When handling lumpia wrapper, cover the rest of the wrappers that are going to be used at a later time during prep time. Avoid exposure to air because it dries up the wrapper and it becomes brittle and breaks when you roll it.