Banana roll

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Banana roll
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TypePastry
Place of originChina
Region or stateHong Kong
Main ingredientsGlutinous rice
Banana roll
Chinese香蕉糕
Literal meaningbanana cake
Alternative Chinese name
Chinese香蕉卷
Literal meaningbanana roll
Red bean paste flavored banana cake

Banana roll or banana cake is a common Chinese pastry found in Hong Kong, and may occasionally be found in some overseas Chinatowns. The pastry is soft and made with glutinous rice.[1] Ingredients may vary depending on location. Each roll or cake is a banana oil flavored circular tube or flat object, slightly bigger than an adult sized index finger, thus resembling banana. Sometimes it may have a cinnamon swirl filling. At other times it may have a filling that consists of a very ripe (but not rotten) banana diced finely. Occasionally the more traditional red bean paste may be used.

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  1. ^ oldfriend (2007-05-14). "傳統美食香蕉糕". youtube.com. Retrieved 12 August 2012.