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Banana And Oat Gingerbread

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Ingredients
  Plain flour 7 Ounce (200 g)
  Bicarbonate of soda 2 Teaspoon
  Ground ginger 2 Teaspoon
  Medium oatmeal 5 Ounce (150 g)
  Dark muscovado sugar 4 Tablespoon
  Sunflower margarine 3 Ounce (85 g)
  Golden syrup 5 Ounce (150 g)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Ripe bananas 3 , mashed
  Icing sugar 3 Ounce (85 g)
  Stem ginger 1 (to decorate)
Directions

1. Preheat the oven to 325°F/160°C/ Gas 3. Grease and line a 7 X 11 in (18 X 28 cm) cake tin.
2. Sift together the flour, bicarbonate of soda and ginger, then stir in the oatmeal. Melt the sugar, margarine and syrup in a saucepan, then stir into the flour mixture. Beat in the egg and mashed bananas.
3. Spoon into the tin and bake for about 1 hour, or until firm to the touch. Allow to cool in the tin, then turn out and cut into squares.
4. Sift the icing sugar into a bowl and stir in just enough water to make a smooth, runny icing. Drizzle the icing over each square and top with a piece of stem ginger, if you like.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Occasion: 
Christmas
Restriction: 
Lacto Ovo Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Banana
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
105 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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