Desserts are not so frequent in the Burundi cuisine and neither are sweet meals. This is also due to the fact that there are many fruits that have a sweeter taste, which are included in the main meals, like bananas or sugar cane. The Burundi cooked desserts are almost all based on the local fruit, the banana. There are the bananas Burundi, the accra banana peanut cake and the kele wele, all famous desserts that include this fruit. The bananas Burundi is made with cinnamon, orange juice and flavored with Curacao or apricot, all garnished with sweetened sour cream and brown sugar. The accra banana peanut cake has normal cake dough and various groundnuts.
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