Spiced Banana Croissants

Serves 6 Ingredients Method

3 bananas Juice and grated rind of 1⁄2 a Lemon

2 tblsp ground Almonds

1⁄4 tsp mixed Spice

1⁄4 tsp ground Ginger

2 tblsp chopped Pecan nuts or Walnuts

6 Croissants

1 beaten egg

2 tblsp flaked Almonds

Peel the bananas. Mash them with the lemon juice and rind; mix in the ground Almonds, Mixed Spice, Ginger and Pecan Nuts (You can add a little honey or unrefined sugar if liked). Carefully make a pocket in each Croissant by splitting it along the curved side; spread some of the spiced banana mixture inside each Croissant. Place them on a greased baking sheet. Brush the filled Croissants with beaten egg and sprinkle with Almonds. Bake at 190 degreesC, 375 degrees F, Gas mark 5 for 8 minutes. Serve straight from the oven for breakfast.