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Easy to Make Dessert

What's more appealing than a yummy dessert - to smack your lips over its creamy smoothness and know that you prepared it all yourself? That's what you get in banana shortcake, and it's all wrapped up in surprises and thrills when you yourself are the cook. Speaking of easy, it's as easy to make as roasting a banana and slipping it into a piece of sweet twist. Aside from its goodness a Second Class Scout will find it helpful - since he is required to cook both twist (or bread) and dessert, banana shortcake helps him to kill two birds with one stone.

While you're sitting by the fire and having your meal, eat one-half of your twist, if you wish, but put the other half aside until later. Lay a banana on the nearly dying coals, turn it several times and in 6 to 10 minutes it will turn to a dark chocolate color. It's time then to peel it and season it with sugar and butter, to put half of it in the twist and the other half on top - and there's your shortcake.



Don't forget to add sugar to your prepared biscuit mix in making shortcake. Scout's don't object to this sweetness at any time in either biscuits or twist.

Refer Scouts to Handbook for Boys for twist instruction. Be sure the twist stick is about the same diameter as the banana. Peel the bark off the stick and shave off the cambium. Heat it just before wrapping the dough around it. Pat the dough into a ribbon no thicker than 1/2 inch and 11/2 inches wide.

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