2 ripe plantains (platano maduro) Note: The skin will be almost black.
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 cup milk
2 tablespoons sugar or Splenda (you can also use brown sugar)
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
1/4 cup grated cheese (I use queso duro in Costa Rica and Romano cheese in Houston)
Preheat oven to 375.
Peel plantains and slice them in half, lengthwise. Then cut each slice in half. Place the 8 sections in a greased baking dish. Cut the butter and layer it on top of the plantains. Cover with the milk, sugar, butter and cinnamon. Sprinkle the cheese on top. Cover and bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes, or until they are golden brown.
Originally posted 2/11/08
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