This post series highlights recipes from Britannia residents that had been submitted to The Townsite Reporter,
the newspaper for Mount Sheer that started in 1949. The recipes have been posted exactly as written originally, so proceed with caution but have fun!
Mrs. G. Scott submitted this recipe for the April 11, 1950 edition of The Townsite Reporter, saying that it was her absolute favourite!
½ cup butter
1 cup sugar
2 eggs (separated)
4tbsp sour milk
3 bananas (mashed)
2 cups flour
2 tsp baking powder
¼ tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
Cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolks, bananas, beat till fluffy.
Add flour and milk. Fold in beaten egg whites.
Bake in moderate oven* ¾ to 1 hr.
*Note that it does not include temperature, however other recipes listed moderate oven temperature as 350° F.
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