85g/3 oz. butter
230 g/8 oz. self-rising flour
3 egg yolks
85 g/3 oz. brown sugar
140 ml/1 gill milk
3 egg whites
3 large bananas (mashed)
1 tsp baking powder
Cream the butter and sugar, beat egg yolks for five minutes and add to the butter mixture.
Add milk, baking powder and flour.
Stir well and add the mashed bananas.
Beat egg whites stiffly and fold in.
Divide evenly over a rectangular baking tin.
Bake at 180 °C (350 °F)/regulo 3, for 1 hour and serve cold, sliced and spread with a little butter.
Variations: add teaspoon of cinnamon or cocoa.
Pairs Well With
I once found this recipe online (can't remember where), but then I edited it a little bit to make it more 'me'. Anyhoo, this banana loaf is easy to make, and works very well with tea or just as a not too sweet snack.