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Sunday, 10 October 2010

Banana & Cinnamon Whirls



Ingredients 
·         225g strong white flour
·         225g malted granary bread flour
·         1 tsp salt
·         1 tsp caster sugar
·         7g sachet easy-blend yeast
·         150ml warm milk
·         egg , beaten
·         1 tbsp olive oil
·         100-150ml warm water
·         50g unsalted butter , melted
·         4 medium bananas
·         200g dried apricots , chopped
·         2 tsp cinnamon
·         100g light muscovado sugar
·         zest 1 orange
·         4 tbsp runny honey


Directions

1.    Mix the flours and salt together in a large bowl, then stir in the sugar and yeast. Make a well in the centre of the flour and pour in the warm milk, beaten egg, olive oil and enough of the water to form a soft, wet dough.
2.    On a lightly floured surface, knead dough for 10 mins until smooth. Put the dough in a lightly oiled bowl, cover with oiled cling film, then leave to rise in a warm place until doubled in size. The dough is now ready to be shaped.
3.    Lightly butter a 20cm square baking tin. On a floured surface, roll the dough into a rectangle approximately 30cm x 25cm and brush with melted butter.
4.    Thinly slice bananas into a bowl and mix in apricots, sugar, cinnamon and orange zest. Spoon mix over the dough, leaving a finger-width border.
5.    Roll the dough towards you from the long side of the rectangle, tucking in any banana that falls out. Press ends together to seal. With a sharp knife, cut into 9 pieces and place, cut side up, in the tin, just touching each other. Cover loosely with oiled cling film and set aside in a warm place to rise for 30 mins.
6.    Heat oven to 200C/fan180C/gas 6. Warm the honey in a pan or in the microwave on High for 5 secs, then brush half over the buns. Bake for 20-25 mins until golden. Allow to cool in the tin for 10 mins before removing to a cooling rack. Brush with the remaining honey then pull apart to serve.


Nutrition per serving:
191 kcalories, protein 5g, carbohydrate 36g, fat 4 g, saturated fat 2g, fibre 2g, sugar 18g, salt 0,32 g.

26 comments:

  1. They look tasty, thanks again.

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  2. damn it i need to stop reading your blog when i'm hungry :p

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  3. awesome post, bro! waiting for MOAR

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  4. My mouth is watering... I'm not good at baking sweets, but this seems pretty easy.

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  5. ZOMG looks so good! great post! thanks for the love

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  7. hmmm... seems easy to make. i;ll definitely put this on my recipe list.

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  8. ymui that is co good man supp and thnx for the info :D

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  9. THIS LOOK DELICIOUS! I wanna try this!

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  10. looks yummy. I definitely want to try this recipe out.

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  11. i tried them out, delicious!

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  12. Great read! Looking forward to reading your next post.

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  13. It would make a perfect sunday afternoon snack.

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    I have a new post on GTL Everyday too :)

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  16. thanks for the comments on my blog!

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  17. This is the dessert I have been waiting for. YOU MAKE DREAMS COmE TRUE. THANK YOU!

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  18. wow these would go really good with my morning coffee, i am not usually a breakfast person but these look real appetizing thanks!

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