Nutella and Banana Wontons

Today was a good day. I slept in until 9:30, played badminton for an hour and a half, cooked all afternoon and went to my church’s young adult potluck in the evening. And I’m currently watching Tangled (great movie) on Netflix (1 month free trial).

For the potluck my family group and I made a double recipe of baked ziti, pork and chive dumplings, and these nutella and banana dessert dumplings.

Last year I tried regular nutella wontons and they were a hit, but this time I wanted to do something a little different, so I added a slice of banana to each one and tried a different folding technique. I also actually deep fried them this time in an inch or two of oil.

Everyone at the potluck enjoyed them, although a certain someone (who after watching Ratatouille said he wanted to be like Anton Ego) said that he would have liked it if the banana to nutella ratio was higher. Oh sigh.

square wonton skins
ripe bananas, sliced into 1/2 cm slices
canola oil (lots of it)
powdered sugar

** I didn’t include measurements for anything because it really depends on how many wonton skins come in one pack. Generally one regular jar of Nutella is enough, and I think I used 3 bananas.

Place a spoonful of Nutella in the middle of a wonton skin. Add a slice of banana on top.

With your fingertip, wet the four edges of the wonton skin. Gather the middles of each edge together and press the edges together (see this picture for reference… it’s hard to explain how to do it). **Make sure to squeeze out all the extra air or they’ll puff up when fried.**

In a large frying pan or heavy-bottomed pot, pour enough oil so that you can completely submerge a wonton in it. Heat on medium-high heat. Toss a tiny piece of wonton skin into the oil to test the temperature. When the piece starts to bubble, add wontons in a single layer. Fry until golden and crispy.

Using a slotted spoon, remove from oil and place in a dish lined with paper towels. For best results, serve immediately with powdered sugar. If they need to be reheated, heat in the oven at 300 degrees until warm.


2 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. Koes Nahtanoj
    Nov 10, 2011 @ 11:14:20

    Looks yummy, I didn’t get to try it that day.


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