Gingerbread and Banana Cuts

Gingerbread and Banana CutsBanana and Gingerbread cuts

Gingerbread and Banana Cuts

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  • Yield: 20
  • Difficulty: medium
  • Recipe type: Dessert

Ingredients:

  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 4 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp mixed spice
  • 1 tsp Baking soda
  • 1/2 cup soft light brown sugar
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 2 tbsp molasses or black molasses
  • 2 tbsp malt extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 4 tbsp orange juice
  • 3 bananas
  • 2/3 cup raisins

Directions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C/350°F. Lightly grease and line an 7 x 11 inch baking tin.
  2. Sift the flour into a bowl with the spices and Baking soda. Mix in the sugar with some of the flour and sift it all into the bowl.
  3. Make a well in the centre, add the oil, molasses or black molasses, malt extract, eggs and orange juice and mix together thoroughly.
  4. Mash the bananas, add them to the bowl with the raisins and mix well together.
  5. Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for about 35 – 40 minutes, until the centre springs back when lightly pressed.
  6. Leave the cake in the tin to cool for 5 minutes, then turn out on to a wire rack and leave to cool completely. Cut into 20 slices.

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