This recipe for Banana and Cinnamon Crumpets is perfect for a breakfast or tea time treat.

4 heaped dessertspoons Flour
1 level dessertspoon Baking Powder
Pinch of Salt
1/4 tsp Cinnamon powder
1 level dessertspoon brown Sugar
1 large ripe Banana, mashed
1 Egg, beaten
Sufficient milk to make batter
Margarine or butter for frying (seems to work better than oil for this recipe)
A dessertspoon measures 10 ml’s & is slightly smaller than a tablespoon which measures 15 ml’s

How to
Sift the flour, baking powder, salt & cinnamon powder together.

Stir in the sugar, mashed banana, egg & enough milk to make a stiff batter.

Drop tablespoonfuls of mixture into a hot saucepan.

Lightly fry until golden and cooked through.

Serve hot, drizzled with honey and slices of banana. (Makes around 10 crumpets)

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