Banana and Nut Buns2014-10-03
- Servings : 8
- Prep Time : 15m
- Cook Time : 25m
- Ready In : 60m
- 5 oz (140g )plain flour
- 1½ tsp baking powder
- 2 oz (55g) butter or margarine ,at room temperature
- 6 oz (170g) caster sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla essence
- about 3 medium bananas ,mashed
- 2 oz (55g) chopped pecans
- 3 fl oz (85ml) milk
Preheat a 375°F/190°C/Gas 5 oven. Grease a bun tray.
Sift the flour and baking powder into a small bowl. Set aside.
With an electric mixer, cream the butter or margarine and sugar together. Add the egg and vanilla and beat until fluffy. Mix in the banana.
Add the pecans. With the mixer on low speed. beat in the flour mixture alternately with the milk.
Spoon the mixture into the prepared bun cups, filling them two-thirds full. Bake until golden brown and a skewer inserted into the centre of the bun comes out clean, 20-25 minutes.
Let cool in the tray on a wire rack for 10 minutes. To loosen, run a knife gently around each bun and unmould onto the wire rack. Let cool 10 minutes longer before serving.