One of the cake bakes is a Banana Spice Cake, so I thought I'd give it a go. Its unusual in that it combines 4 different spices in a Banana cake. The result is quite tasty and improves the day after baking, giving a moist, yet healthy tasting cake. Lets say it was well received.
Usually I try and blog about recipes which I can link to online. Not everyone has a Scandinavian Baking book right? Well handily enough, I found another blog, where the author had written the recipe out here.
Not the most handsome of cakes, but its really just a little different and really rather tasty. Perfect with a cup of coffee!
I didn't have spelt flour, so just used plain, as per the suggested alternative, plus I used half fat creme fraiche and chopped hazelnuts instead of walnuts. 170c static oven for 45 minutes.
Here's another something spicy to brighten up a winters day. Hamamelis, also known as Witchazel, also has a spicy scent and is in full bloom in a West Sussex garden at the moment.