Monday, October 24, 2011
Is this worth it ????
I beginning to wonder if blogging is worth it. I don't get much responses though I did start this for myself...hummm... Well I suppose it is. I can air out what ever I wish to. I have gotten a few new friends. And thats worth it right there..Indeed, so here's where I want to thank you my new friends for hanging by me through my open diary.
I'm leaving these beautiful pink flowers for you. For always coming by and saying helo and letting me know that you are there...
Today is a busy day, I have to take my Mom to the doctors today and I'm debating about going to the police station because of my daughter being jumped the other day. I have a lot on my mind. Any how I was surfing again and found a few nice recipes to share with you...
I did post the Lemon cake so I hope that you picked that up.
DULCE DE LECHE BANANA CAKE
Source: slightly adapted from Bakers Royale
FROM BRANDY'S BAKING (THANK YOU)
For the cake:
½ cup sour cream
1 teaspoon baking soda
8 tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ teaspoon salt
1 cup mashed bananas (about 1 1/2 to 2 large bananas)
¾ cup dulce de leche
For the frosting:
8 oz cream cheese, cold
8 tablespoon unsalted butter, softened
3 tablespoons dulce de leche
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 ½ cups of powdered sugar, sifted
Make the cake:
Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly butter a 9" round cake pan and then lightly dust with flour. Place parchment round on bottom of pan.Place sour cream in a bowl and add baking soda; set aside.
Mix butter and sugar until light and creamy.
Add eggs in one at time and beat until combined. Add vanilla and beat until combined.
Mix flour, baking powder and salt; set aside. Mix bananas, dulce de leche and sour cream mixture. Add the dry ingredients in three parts, alternating with banana mixture. Mix after each addition until just combined.
Pour mixture into prepared cake pan and bake at 350 degrees F for about 45 minutes or until cake tester inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool cake for 5 minutes in cake pan. Remove cake and continue to cool cake completely on a wire rack.
Make the frosting:
Mix cream cheese, dulce de leche and butter until combined. Add vanilla and mix until combined.
Gradually add sifted powdered sugar and mix until fully combined.
DULCE DE LECHE CAN BE FOUND IN MOST LATIN PRODUCE MARKETS.
I THOUGHT I HAD SAVED A PICTURE OF IT BUT GUES NOT. I LIKE THIS RECIPE ITS SOUNDS SO GOOD I LIKE THE FACT THAT YOU WILL USE SOUR CREAM IN THE CAKE. WELL I WILL BE TRYING IT VERY SOON INDEED SO HOPE YOU WILL TO AND LET ME KNOW WHAT YOU THOUGHT.
WITH MUCH LOVE JANICE...HAPPY MONDAY........