1 cupful flour 1 egg yolk 1 teaspoonful salt 1 teaspoonful salad oil or butter.

1 egg white 6 large bananas.

Fat for frying sugar.

Mix flour with egg yolk, salt, and oil or butter. Add sufficient cold water to make a thick batter. Beat egg white to a stiff froth and fold into batter. Slice the bananas lengthwise, and cut each slice in half. Dip in the batter and fry in smoking hot fat until golden brown. Drain, sprinkle with sugar and serve with a sweet sauce.

Fried Bananas

Choose one dozen fine good-sized bananas, remove skin and cut fruit in halves. Dip each piece in beaten egg and cracker, dust twice, brown in boiling lard. Garnish with small lettuce leaves and serve with or without hard sauce.