BAKED AMASI PUDDING WITH CARAMEL BANANA
SERVES 6 PREPARATION: 20 MIN BAKING: 25-30 MIN
60ml (¼c) butter 125ml (½c) sugar 2 eggs 250ml (1c) cake flour 10ml (2t) baking powder pinch of salt 250ml (1c) amasi
4 bananas 30ml (2T) brown sugar 30ml (2T) butter 15ml (1T) golden syrup
ice cream or whipped cream Preheat the oven to 180°C. Grease a medium ovenproof dish with nonstick spray.
1 PUDDING Cream the butter and sugar together until fluffy. Add the eggs to the mixture one at a time, whisking after each addition. 2 Sift the flour, baking powder and salt into a separate bowl then gradually add to the egg mixture, alternating with the amasi. 3 Transfer the batter to the prepared dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until light brown and cooked through. 4 CARAMEL BANANAS Halve one banana lengthways and sprinkle the cut sides with half the sugar. Grease a pan with nonstick spray and put the bananas in the pan, sugar side down. Fry until caramelised, remove and set aside. 5 Slice the rest of the bananas. Heat the butter in the same pan and add the rest of the sugar and the golden syrup. Heat until the sugar has started to melt then add the sliced bananas. Fry until soft and caramel-coloured.
6 TO SERVE Spoon the sliced banana caramel over the pudding, top with the banana halves and serve with ice cream or whipped cream.