1 stick butter or margarine
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour (not sifted)
1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
2 cups sugar (one granulated, one brown)
1 1/4 cups (14 ounces) unsweetened condensed
any milk is OK (about 1 1/3 cups)
1/3 cup chopped nuts (more optional)
thumb, two finger pinch of salt
1 cup cooked rice (more optional)
1 ripe banana (cut in rings, more optional)
1/3 cup raisins
In 4-inch-deep baking dish melt butter or margarine.
In separate bowl mix granulated sugar, flour,
Stir in nuts (your choice) milk, salt, raisins,
dried coconuts (optional).
Pour mix evenly over melted butter (do
Spread banana rings, rice evenly over top of
mix (do not stir).
Spread brown sugar (less if desired) over banana
Preheat oven at 350 degrees and bake 35 minutes
or until flour (dough) is browned.
Serve hot or cold with half-and-half, cream,
ice cream, or a sauce (see below).
Hot Vanilla-Raisin-Cinnamon Sauce
Making The Sauce:
Melt 3 tablespoons butter or margarine over medium
Stir in 3 or 4 tablespoons flour to roux stage.
Thin roux with milk needed and cooked to desired
While cooking slowly, stir in more milk and continue
to cook slowly (stirring often) until desired thickness attained.
Serve over any flour dessert, hot or cold.
Teaspoon vanilla and spices may be sprinkled
on and stirred in sauce.