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... Banana and Walnut Cake with Chocolate Icing ...

I thought I would share with you the recipe I used for my most recent banana and walnut cake. Ru even helped by smashing up the walnuts, something I think he enjoyed a little too much!

Ingredients 2 eggs beaten,250mls plain flour150g light brown sugar,3 very ripe bananas,1tsp baking powder,1/2 tsp of grated nutmeg,25g smashed walnuts.Icing SugarCoco Powder.



METHOD 1. Preheat the oven to 180C/gas 4 (160C/gas 3 for fan-forced ovens).  Grease a cake baking tray.
2. Mix together the butter and sugar until fluffy and pale in colour.
3. Beat in the eggs, a little at a time, beating well after each addition.
4. Pre mash the bananas in a separate bowl and then add the bananas into the mixture.
5. Sift the dry ingredients into the wet mixture and fold gently.
6. Fold in the pre-smashed walnuts.  Making sure they have folded in evenly.
7. Transfer the mixture into the tin and bake for 50-60 minutes or until a skewer placed in the middle of the cake comes out clean and dry.
8.  Transfer to a wire rack to …

... Let's Go PJ Masks DVD ...

Get ready for some superhero fun with Entertainment One’s (eOne) PJ Masks when the brand-new DVD and Digital Download PJ MASKS -LET’S GO PJ MASKS is released on February 5th 2018. 
Currently one of the nation’s favourite preschool shows, the action-packed adventures of the PJ Masks continue in this new release that follows the crime-fighting trio as they solve mysteries, whilst learning valuable lessons along the way.

Guaranteed to delight your budding little superheroes, Let’s Go PJ Masks features six epic episodes that are soaring onto DVD and Digital Download for the first time. The fun-filled episodes are:
·Gekko and the Snore-A-Saurus – Luna Girl turns a sleep-walking Cameron into her very own human puppet. It’s up to PJ Masks to save the day… but Gekko has to stop messing around first! ·Catboy and the Shrinker - Romeo and Night Ninja team up to shrink the PJ Masks with Romeo’s shrinker invention.  When Catboy gets shrunk, he forgets that even a little guy can save the day . . . if h…

... Work, Books and Beach Visits ...

I've been pretty quite on the blog front thanks to getting a volunteering placement at the boys school, where I work 3 days a week in the reception class.
I have also signed up to the Open University to do an access course which starts next month and then I will be starting a BA honours degree in Education Studies in October. The course will take 3 years if I do it full time or 6 years if I do it part time.
So im going to be pretty busy but I'm really looking forward to it.

I was thinking about letting my blog go, but I don't think I can just let it be. I'm going to knock the reviews on the head for now, as I just don't have the time for them, I may do one or two but for now this blog will just go back to a place for me to write down what we've been up to and how I'm getting on with my new venture.
I'll also be sharing the books that I've been reading. As my New Years resolution was to read more and I'm already onto my 3rd book of the year.

The…