Friday, 8 March 2013

Banana & Coconut Bread

400g flour
80g unrefined sugar
4 tsp baking powder
1 tsp salt
½ tsk cinnamon
150g shredded coconut
3 dl milk
1 egg
4 tbsp butter, melted
1 tsp vanilla
2 bananas, mashed

1. Set oven to 160 C. Add the first 6 ingredients together in a bowl and mix well. 

2. Add the remaining ingredients in another bowl and mix well. 

3. Add the liquid mix to the dry mixture and mix together. Pour into a buttered bread mould and bake for about 60 minutes. 

Sunday, 3 March 2013

Mini Walnut Tarts

Mini Walnut Tarts

Serves 6
1 recipe for pie crust!

the filling:
1 cup cream
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup honey
grated orange zest of 1 orange
2 cups walnuts, toasted and chopped
pinch of salt

1. Set owen to 180 C. Cut pastry into 6 pieces and roll each out to fit the moulds you are using. Press the dough gently into the moulds and freeze for 30 minutes. Butter lightly 6 pieces of foil and press them onto the dough. Bake the dough crust for 30 minutes, then carefully remove the foil. Bake for another 5 minutes and then the crust is ready.

2. To make the filling. Stir in the cream and next 5 ingredients i a pan over medium heat until the sugar dissolves. Increase the heat and let the sugar bubble for about 6 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the walnuts and then the salt. Increase the heat to 200 C.

3. Divide the filling evenly onto the crust and bake for about 25 minutes, or until golden. Remove from the oven, dust with some icing sugar and serve with vanilla ice cream.