Banana Bread Recipe
(Sufficient to Serve Six) 6 bananas 2 Tb. butter 1/3 c.
sugar 3 Tb. vinegar Remove the skins from the bananas, scrape
the surface as in Fig. 14, and cut them in half lengthwise.
Arrange the halves in a shallow pan. Melt the butter and mix it
with the sugar and the vinegar. Pour a spoonful of the mixture
over each banana and then set the pan in the oven. Bake in a
slow oven for about 20 minutes, basting frequently with the
remainder of the sirup during the baking. Remove from the oven
and serve hot.
Delicious fritters can be made with bananas as a foundation.
The accompanying recipe, if carefully followed, will result in
a dish that will be appetizing, especially to those who are
fond of this fruit.
BANANA FRITTERS (Sufficient to Serve
Six) 4 bananas 1 Tb. lemon juice 1/2 c. flour 2 Tb. sugar 1/4
tsp. salt 1/3 c. milk 1 egg 1 Tb. butter, melted Powdered sugar
Remove the skins from the bananas, scrape them, and cut them
once lengthwise and once crosswise. Sprinkle the pieces with
the lemon juice. Make a batter by mixing and sifting the flour,
sugar, and salt. Stir in the milk gradually, and add the yolk
of the beaten egg and the melted butter. Lastly, fold in the
beaten egg white. Sprinkle the bananas with powdered sugar, dip
them into the batter, and fry in deep fat until brown. Sprinkle
again with powdered sugar and serve.