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140g butter, 140g caster sugar, 140g flour, 2 large eggs, teaspoon baking powder and 2 bananas.
1. Cream butter and sugar until pale and creamy
2. Slowly add eggs and a little flour.
3. Mash bananas and add to mixture
4. Fold in remaining flour and baking powder.
5. Pour into greased loaf tin (mines a 2lb)
Bake at 160 fan for around half an hour or until a skewer comes out clean.
Cheesy Biscuits. Simple but great
Add a little water and mix into dough. Roll out and get the cookie cutters out. Bake until golden
55g butter or spread
225g self raising flour
Pinch mustard powder
100g grated strong cheese
Enough milk to combine.
Method-rub fat into the flour until it resembles bread crumbs, add the dried ingredients and mix. Slowly add milk until it becomes a dough and roll out handling as little as possible. Cut in round discs and brush with milk, add a sprinkle of cheese and bake for 20 mins gas 6. These can be frozen
Pineapple upside down cake.
Line a springform baking tin.
Place pineapple rings neatly.
If you like them fill the holes and gaps with glacè cherries.
Drizzle on golden syrup
Sprinkle with a little cinnamon.
Carefully spoon on vanilla cake mixture
For the cake mix;
Weigh 3 medium eggs
Then weigh out the same weight each of butter, self raising flour and caster sugar.
Cream butter ans sugar until fluffy, add eggs gradually, then flour.
Add half a teaspoon of vanilla extract.
Bake in an oven at gas 4 or equivalent for 45-60 mins.
Let cool for 30 minutes and turn out upside down onto a plate.
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