Recipes and Cooking Chocolate Banana Air-Fryer Empanadas with Cinnamon Whipped Cream If you love chocolate and banana together as much as we do, you'll love these air-fried empanadas. They come out beautifully golden after only 6 minutes in the air fryer. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 21, 2020 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Alison Miksch Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 27 mins Servings: 10 Yield: 10 empanadas Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 14 ounce package empanada discs (ten 6-inch discs) 5 bananas, peeled and halved ⅔ cup miniature semisweet chocolate chips 1 egg beaten with 1 tablespoon water 1 tablespoon milk Turbinado sugar 1 cup heavy cream 2 tablespoon powdered sugar 1 teaspoon Mexican vanilla extract ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon plus additional for garnish Directions Place 3 to 4 empanada discs on work surface. Place 1 tablespoon chocolate chips in the center of each dough circle. Place a half of a banana on top of chocolate chips. Brush edges of empanada disc with egg mixture; fold disc over to form a turnover shape, firmly pinching edges to seal. Place on baking pan. Repeat process with remaining empanada discs, chocolate and bananas. Preheat air fryer to 400°F. Brush empanadas with milk and sprinkle with turbinado sugar. Place 3 to 4 empanadas in a single layer in air fryer basket (do not overcrowd). Cook for 6 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Repeat with remaining empanadas. In a medium bowl whip cream until soft peaks form. Add powdered sugar, vanilla, and 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon. Whip until stiff peaks form. Serve with warm empanadas; sprinkle with additional cinnamon for garnish. Tips Look for empanada discs at Mexican markets in the refrigerated or frozen sections. Tips Use pure vanilla extract if Mexican vanilla is not available. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 350 Calories 16g Fat 48g Carbs 6g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 10 Calories 350 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 9g 45% Cholesterol 46mg 15% Sodium 142mg 6% Total Carbohydrate 48g 17% Total Sugars 22g Protein 6g Vitamin C 5.3mg 27% Calcium 28mg 2% Iron 1.7mg 9% Potassium 286mg 6% Folate, total 16.7mcg Vitamin B-12 0.1mcg Vitamin B-6 0.2mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.