Crumbly banana fingers

Crumbly banana fingers
Use up any almost too ripe bananas and make this teatime treat
Serves 20  / 
Prep 25 mins  / 
Cook 25 mins


175g local unsalted butter, softened, plus extra for greasing
175g caster sugar, plus 15g for dusting (optional)
225g Coop self raising flour
100g porridge oats
3 bananas
50g sultanas


1. Preheat the oven to 200°C/fan 180°C/Gas 6

2. Grease a shallow baking tin (about 30 x 20cm)

3. Beat the butter and caster sugar until the mixture is pale in colour

4. Stir in the flour and oats and form into a dough

5. Spoon two thirds of the dough into the base of the tin and level the surface with the back of a spoon

6. Slice the bananas, mash with a fork and spread onto the dough

7. Then cover with the remaining dough and sprinkle the sultanas over the top

8. Level off as before

9. Bake for 20-25 mins or until golden brown

10. Allow to cool before dusting with the extra caster sugar, if you like

11. Cut into 20 fingers and carefully remove from the tin