Turon (Spanish: turrĂ³n), also known as Banana Lumpia, is a Philippine snack made of thinly sliced bananas (preferably Saba or Cardaba bananas) and a slice of jackfruit, dusted with brown sugar, rolled in spring roll wrapper and fried. Other fillings can also be used, including sweet potato, mango, cheddar cheese, jackfruit, and coconut.


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In the city of Malabon, "turron" refers to a fried lumpia-wrapper-enveloped dessert which has a sweet mung bean filling, while "valencia" refers to the banana version normally associated with the term turron.

Turon is a popular street food among Filipinos. They can be usually seen on the streets along with banana cue, camote cue, and maruya being peddled by vendors.

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