Crunchy barmbrack and banana crumble
This tasty dessert is a great way to use up any leftover fruit loaf
Preparation time: 10 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
200g barmbrack or fruit loaf, dark crusts removed and torn into cubes
100g your favourite nuts, roughly chopped
50g oats, optional
2 egg yolks
75g butter, melted
4-6 large bananas
Juice and zest of 1 lemon
2-3 tbsp golden syrup or sugar
Yoghurt or ice cream to serve
1. Preheat oven to 190°C/R5.
2. In a large bowl combine the barmbrack, nuts, oats if using, yolks and sugar. Drizzle over the melted butter, tossing the ingredients with your hand to mix evenly.
3. Peel and chop the bananas into 3-4 cm pieces. Toss with the lemon juice, zest and syrup. Place the bananas in a baking dish, top with the barmbrack mixture and flatten gently with your hand. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until the topping is golden and crunchy. Allow to cool slightly then serve with yoghurt or ice cream.
Recipe and image courtesy of rankinselection.com