Monday, 20 December 2010

fah la la la la la la la la

... a banana loaf for no other reason than because I had 2 old bananas...

... last night we had a delightful carol service at our local church... it's a teeny parish church that barely gets used but once or twice a year when it has a dusting down for a wedding or funeral... there are only 11 houses in the village and with most of us being old, married already, not the marrying type or ...old, its unlikely to get used much... so it was all the more delightful when we got together and decided to ask the local vicarette (she's a little bit Geraldine Granger... a little bit...) to hold a carol service...

... and we sang our little hearts out... all the classics; from 'Hark the Herald' through to Silent Night...all accompanied by our neighbour on the stunning church organ... I even read a portion of the Christmas story... could there be a more perfect Christmas for a Jewish boy from North London?

Banana, Walnut and Coconut Loaf

8oz s.r. flour
4oz margarine
4oz brown sugar

In a bowl, mix the above into breadcrumbs then add as much cinnamon as you like (1/4 teaspoon ish)

2oz chopped walnuts and 2oz shredded coconut go in next
Then add 2 mashed ripe bananas
Beat 2 eggs and add these and mix it all together.

Pour into a loaf tin and bake in the oven for 45 mins at 170c

The house will thank you for the smell...

eat and of course, enjoy!



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