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Mango Banana Muffins

Soft on the inside, crunchy on the outside with pops of mango and walnuts through and through.

Preheat oven 190c/350f

muffin tins

3 cups flour

1 1/2 teaspoon salt

1 1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1 1/2 cup sugar

1 cup vegetable oil

3 eggs

4 mashed bananas

2 golden mangos- carefully peeled and diced

1 cup chopped walnuts halved

2 tablespoons – sugar to sprinkle

Mix flour, salt, and baking soda.

Add sugar, oil, and eggs.

Beat well until just incorporated.

Add bananas mashing them with your hands as you add them to the bowl.

Beat until incorporated.

Fold in nuts and mangos.

Pour into a greased muffin tins (or line with baking papers)

Fill almost to the top and sprinkle with sugar.

Bake until golden brown.

Start testing muffins for doneness with a wooden skewer at 25 minutes.

Remove from oven

Cool 10 minutes in pan before indulging

Old Fashioned Coffee Cake

This homemade treat of buttery deliciousness paired with a sweet, salty crunchy crumb will wake up your memories of days gone by.

For this recipe use a Large Tube Pan

Preheat oven to 180c/350f

Toast ¾ cup of chopped pecans – set aside to cool

Reduce heat in oven to 160c/325f

Prepare Streusel Topping:

½ cup Brown sugar- packed

½ cup flour

½ teaspoon sea salt

2 teaspoons cinnamon (add a little extra if you like !!)

¼ cup cold butter –cut in small pieces

Combine Sugar, flour, salt and cinnamon. Cut in butter until mixture resembles crumbs. Stir in half of the toasted Pecans.

Set aside in a cool place.

Prepare Batter:

1cup butter

2 cups sugar

6 eggs

3 cups flour

¼ teaspoon Baking Soda

1 teaspoon Baking Powder

8 oz Sour Cream

1 teaspoon Vanilla

In a kitchen aid fixed with a paddle attachment beat butter and sugar together until light and creamy. Add eggs one at a time, until incorporated. Add flour baking soda , and baking powder alternately with sour cream and vanilla beating after each addition.

Be mindful not to over mix.

Pour half of the batter into a greased and floured tube pan.

Sprinkle with

Center Streusel:

Remaining half toasted pecans

¼ cup Brown Sugar

1 ½ teaspoons cinnamon

Pour remaining batter on top.

Top with Streusel topping.

Bake for 1 hour and 20 minutes or until wooden skewer come out clean.

Let cake sit for 20 minutes before removing from pan.

Cool completely on wire rack.