Thursday, 6 January 2011

The smell of Baking

The smell of hot muffins just out of the oven is wafting around me as I type this ... and the reason I'm blogging is to try and be good and let them cool before I dive in.

Last year, through the wonderful world of blogging, I came across the very talented Cath, now at, (Living in the Moment)... she can do it all!  Her last years, blog "The Year for Change" had some really good recipes on it, quite a few which I've tried - but my favourite so far has been the one for Banana Muffins ... trust me, they're gorgeous, and far too easy to make and eat - so you find yourself making them again and again. 

Her recipe,

200g (7oz) Plain Four
1/2 tsp Baking Powder
1/2 tsp of Salt
1 tsp Bicarb of Soda
3 Bananas, mashed
150g (5oz) Caster Sugar
1 Egg
75g (2 1/2 oz) melted butter

Preheat the oven to 180c/Gas mark 4
Sift the flour, baking powder, bicarb and salt together and leave to one side
Combine mashed bananas, sugar, egg and butter together, fold in flour mixture until smooth.
Spoon evenly into 12 muffin cases
Bake in a preheated oven for around 25 mins or until springy to the touch.

Now, this is one way I just love getting one of my 5 a day ... I'm sure by now they'll be cool :)  Thank you Cath.


  1. And this counts as one of my five a day, you tell me? Perfect!

    Very pretty new look!

  2. Aww thanks Sandra, you're so sweet! Yes they are yummy aren't they, too yummy!

  3. Ooooooh, yummy! Hope you enjoyed :)
    Leann x

    {and thank you very much for the lovely comments you leave me - they really do mean a lot and leave me with a great big grin!}

  4. These look fabulous Sandra, Im going to have to try them. Thanks for sharing. x

  5. Mmmmmm, muffins..... I used to make banana muffins often, then I found an even easier recipe for banana loaf so I've been making that instead. I think I maybe need to ring the changes and make muffins again!

  6. Muffins look lovely Sandra, hope you didnt eat them all in one go!! X x

  7. Mmmm, I can still smell them, even after they've no doubt been long eaten. LOL

  8. These look yummy sandra, Im not a great cook but might have to have a go at these xx


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