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Banana and Raisin Tea Cake

Posted on Sep 20, 2017 by in Baking | 0 comments


This is a sweet bread that can also be called a tea cake. It’s delicious spread with a little butter and all fruit jam.

3 oz melted unsaturated margarine
8 oz whole wheat flour
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3 oz brown sugar
3 very ripe bananas, mashed
3 oz raisins
2 eggs lightly beaten
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
Dash of salt

Lightly grease a loaf tin and set aside. Melt the butter or margarine in a saucepan and set aside. Sift the flour, baking powder and baking soda in a large bowl. Add the cinnamon. In a separate bowl mix the eggs, butter and sugar. Add butter mixture to flour mixture. Stir in raisins and mashed banana.

Spoon the mixture into the prepared loaf tin and bake at 350F for approximately 45 minutes or until golden and baked through. Turn over to wire rack to cool.

*Low fat

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