Fair Trade Brands and Recipes

Fair Trade Banana Bread

225 g (8 oz) self-raising flour
100 g (4 oz) butter
150 g (5 oz) caster sugar
450 g (1 lb) Fair Trade bananas (the gooier the better) 1?2 teaspoon salt
2 eggs
175 g (6 oz) mixed dried fruit

Directions:
Pre-heat the oven to 180°C/350°F/Gas Mark 4. Peel and mash the bananas, and then mix all the ingredients except the dried fruit together. You can do this in a food processor, or by hand in a basin. When they’re all thoroughly mixed, add the dried fruit. Spoon the mixture into a 1 kg (2 lb) non-stick loaf tin, spread it out evenly and bake it for 1 1/2 hours. The loaf is done when a skewer pushed into its middle comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack before slicing.

Crumbly Banana Squares

175g Fair Trade sugar 175g margarine
225g self raising flour 100g porridge oats
2 medium Fair Trade bananas, mashed 25g sultanas (or similar)
Caster sugar

Directions:
Warm your oven to 200°C. Cream the sugar and margarine together. Cut in the flour and oats to make a crumbly mixture. Sprinkle half into a baking tray (12 by 8 inch) and press down lightly. Spread over the bananas and sprinkle the dried fruit. Sprinkle the rest of the mixture over and again press down lightly. Bake it for 25 to 30 minutes until golden. To finish sprinkle with caster sugar Wait until it cools (if you can) and cut into appropriately-sized chunks

Chocco Bananas

1 lemon
4 large Fair Trade bananas
1 bar dark Fair Trade chocolate
a sprinkling of Fair Trade Raw Cane Sugar

Information on where to purchase fair trade chocolate

    FAIR TRADE CHOCOLATE COMPANIES:

Divine Chocolate
http://www.divinechocolateusa.com

Equal Exchange
http://www.equalexchange.coop/contact-us

Theo Chocolates
http://www.theochocolate.com

Green & Black’s Maya Gold chocolate
http://www.greenandblacks.com/us/

Sweet Earth Chocolates
http://www.sweetearthchocolates.com

Alter Eco
http://www.altereco-usa.com/main.php

Sjaak’s Organic Chocolates
www.sjaaks.com

Camino Chocolate
www.lasiembra.com/camino

Coco-Zen
www.coco-zen.com

    FAIR TRADE CHOCOLATE SUPPLIERS

People of Hope Crafts Denver, CO 303-964-3488, www.peopleofhopecrafts.org
SERRV International Madison, WI 800-422-5915, www.serrv.org/divine
Taraluna Eureka, CA, 877-325-9129, www.taraluna.com
Travel Chocolate New York, NY, 718-841-7030, www.travelchocolate.com
Grounds for Change Poulsbo, WA, 800-796-6820, www.groundsforchange.com
Dean’s Beans Orange, MA, 800-325-3008 www.deansbeans.com

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