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Banana Bread recipe

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WHAT YOU NEED FOR DOUGH:

2 ripe bananas

5 oz sugar

5 oz self-rising flour (or plain flour and 1 tsp baking powder)

ΒΌ tsp. cinnamon

1 egg

Pinch of salt

2 oz soft butter

FOR OPTIONAL FROSTING:

3oz cream cheese (milk may be used instead)

6oz sieved icing sugar

DIRECTIONS:

*Peel bananas and mash to soft pulp with sugar.

*Add egg and butter and whisk with a rotary whisk.

*Sift together flour, salt, baking powder and cinnamon.

*Fold into banana mixture

*Pour into well-greased shallow, square baking pan. Bake in moderate oven (375F) for 25 minutes.

*Turn onto wire rack to cool

*When completely cool, top with frosting and cut into squares

*Serve plain or with butter

FROSTING:

Whisk together cream cheese and 3oz icing sugar with rotary whisky until smooth. Gradually add remaining sugar.

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