Maple Syrup Banana Bread




Maple syrup Banana Bread

ingredients; 2 cups self-raising flour, 1/4 cup brown sugar, 2 free range eggs, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 3 ripe bananas,1/3 cup milk, 2 teaspoons cinnamon, 1/4 cup chopped walnuts, 1/4 cup melted butter, 2 tablespoon olive oil

Method; Add all dry ingredients to a mixing bowl and combine then add lightly whisked eggs and the remaining ingredients. Pour mix into a bread loaf tin lined with baking paper and cook at 180°C for 45 minutes or until cooked through.


sweet yellow pickle scrolls

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getting creative.. using what we have.

sweet yellow pickle scrolls


3 cups bread flour, 7grams yeast,2 cups warm water, 1 teaspoon sugar,1 tablespoon olive oil,1 teaspoon salt,cheese for filling,sweet yellow pickles


mix the yeast and the sugar in the warm water, let it stand for 10 minutes.  put the bread flour, salt and oil into a bowl large enough for the dough to rise in. when the yeast mixture looks like its begining to activate add it to the flour mix. The dough will be very sticky, continue to mix for a couple of minutes, then with some flour on your hands shape the dough while keeping it in the bowl.  Cover with cling film and a tea towel and place in a warm spot until the dough has doubled in size. During winter i place the bowl over a ducted heating vent, or on top of the oven.  Heat the oven to 200 °C fan forced.  once the dough has risen pull it out of the bowl onto a lightly floured surface, then gently stretch the dough out length ways until approxamitly 2cm thick.  spread generously the sweet pickles over entire surface of the dough and then the grated cheese. i used a nice vintage cheese, any cheese will work.  roll the dough like a sausage then with a sharp knife slice into 3cm pieces.  turn each piece on its side revealing the filling on greased oven trays, allowing room for rising. lightly salt and place in the oven for 20 minutes.  allow to cool on wire racks to avoid the bottoms going soggy.