Sugar bananas are also commonly called Lady Fingers, Fig bananas, Finger banana, Date bananas or Sucrier bananas.
These bananas are about 2.5 cm in diameter and 10 cm in length (shorter and fatter than the common banana) . The sugar banana’s skin is thin and these bananas taste sweeter than common bananas. Sugar bananas are initially green and turn yellow as they ripen. You can identify a semi-ripe sugar (lady finger) banana by the colour of its skin. The skin should be transitioning from green and just starting to yellow.They taste very sweet and sometimes too sweet. They are perfect for making cakes, desserts and smoothies.