Banana omelette/pancake?

I can’t remember who suggested this to me, but I think it was someone on the Babycentre forum. Basically if you have some ripe bananas that need using up, mash one up and add in an egg and mix them together, then fry the mixture. You can either cook it in small circles or all of it as a big pancake. It’s often the best way to get my daughter to eat egg and banana – and I’m quite happy to eat what she doesn’t!

Snowflake (almost brownie) cake

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I made these last night. I know Christmas is over (we also took down the decorations last night), but I realised I hadn’t used my silicon snow flake muffin tray (Aldi special). Well the last 2 days has been the closest to snow we’ve had so far this winter (with hail), so I decided to use it.

This was my chuck it together recipe, in other words: weigh eggs, everything else that measurement, with a bit more flour/cocoa. I ended up over doing the cocoa though, because I decided to use up the last of it, so it turned into a bit of a brownie consistency. I then added some milk! A bit odd in cake, but seemed to work. I used salt free butter, straight from the fridge, which caused some problems for the electric whisk!! In the end, with the addition of butter icing in the middle of them (& mini ones made with the rest of the cake mixture), they taste very good!

Basic cooking – white sauce

I am the type of person who likes to cook by look/feel rather than by following a recipe, when I can. I like to know the theory & then I can make adjustments. I’ve never been too sure about making white sauce, I’m not quite sure why, I’ve done it before, but then forgotten the measurements. I recently found it out again & made a note of it, so wanted to note it down here, to remind myself.

50g Butter (melted)
50g Flour
500ml Milk

Add ingredients to a pan in that order. The other day, I just wanted to make a small amount, so did 10g, 10g & 100ml!