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Banana Arany Galuska Recipe

Ingredients with Measurements:
- 4 ripe bananas, mashed
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 cup granulated sugar
- 1 tablespoon baking powder
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup milk
- 2 eggs
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
- 1/2 cup raisins

Special equipment needed:
- 9x13 inch baking dish
- Mixing bowls
- Whisk
- Wooden spoon
- Measuring cups and spoons

Step-by-step instructions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and grease a 9x13 inch baking dish.
2. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, granulated sugar, baking powder, and salt.
3. In another mixing bowl, whisk together the mashed bananas, milk, eggs, and vanilla extract.
4. Add the wet ingredients to the dry ingredients and stir until just combined.
5. Pour the melted butter into the prepared baking dish and sprinkle with brown sugar, walnuts, and raisins.
6. Scoop the banana batter on top of the butter and sugar mixture, spreading it evenly.
7. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean.
8. Let the banana arany galuska cool for 5-10 minutes before serving.

Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 35-40 minutes
350°F (175°C)
Serving size:
8-10 servings

Nutritional information:
Calories per serving: 414
Fat: 16g
Carbohydrates: 67g
Protein: 6g
Fiber: 3g
Sugar: 40g

Substitutions for ingredients:
- Whole wheat flour can be used instead of all-purpose flour.
- Pecans or almonds can be used instead of walnuts.
- Dried cranberries or chopped dates can be used instead of raisins.

- Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon to the dry ingredients for a spiced version.
- Use mashed sweet potatoes instead of bananas for a different flavor.
- Add chocolate chips to the batter for a chocolatey twist.

Tips and tricks:
- Make sure the bananas are ripe and mashed well for the best flavor and texture.
- Don't overmix the batter or the arany galuska will be tough.
- Serve warm with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Storage instructions:
Store leftover banana arany galuska in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Reheating instructions:
Reheat individual servings in the microwave for 30 seconds or in the oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10-15 minutes.

Presentation ideas:
Serve the banana arany galuska in individual ramekins for a cute presentation.

Sprinkle with powdered sugar or cinnamon for a finishing touch.

Serve with a hot cup of coffee or tea.

Suggested side dishes:
Fresh fruit or a side salad would complement the sweetness of the arany galuska.

Troubleshooting advice:
- If the arany galuska is too dry, add a bit more milk to the batter.
- If the arany galuska is too wet, add a bit more flour to the batter.

Food safety advice:
Make sure to use ripe bananas and store the arany galuska properly in the refrigerator to prevent spoilage.

Food history:
Arany galuska, also known as Hungarian golden dumpling cake, is a traditional Hungarian dessert that is typically made with yeast dough and rolled in cinnamon sugar. This banana version puts a modern twist on the classic recipe.

Flavor profiles:
Sweet, nutty, and fruity.

Serving suggestions:
Serve warm with a dollop of whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

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