Monday, April 12, 2010

"Going Bananas"

Three Delmonte bananas
Over-ripening in this heat!
Let's do the mash
And have a bash!

Ingredients for Banana Muffins:

3 ripe bananas, mashed
3 eggs
125 ml olive oil
1/2 teaspoon vanilla essence
1/4 teaspoon banana essence (optional)
250 g plain flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon baking powder
100 g caster sugar
150 g chopped walnuts or choc chips (I used white choc chips)
1 not so ripe banana, sliced for topping


1. Beat eggs and oil lightly till well mixed and add in essence.
2. Sift flour, baking soda and baking powder in a bowl.
3. Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour in egg mixture.
4. Mix for a short while (don't overmix) and add bananas and walnuts etc.
5. Spoon mixture into cupcake cases and top with some sliced bananas.
6. Bake at 180 degrees C for 20 minutes.

Verdict : Moist and soft

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