Sunday, September 11, 2011

HCB: Banana Cake

I had 3 almost rotten bananas, so instead of throwing them away, I made the banana cake from Rose's Heavenly Cakes' page 391 re Tropical Wedding Cake. I made them into cupcakes..and they yield about 20 muffin cups. Ran out of time and ended up making normal cream cheese frosting.  


After baking this, i realised that there's another banana cake recipe - refrigerated banana cake in the book that i haven't not made it yet!  I should have made that instead.   Nonetheless, this banana cake is amazing. It's very dense, light crumbs and extremely moist.    Everyone in my family loves it.

Lately, i find it harder to blog, i made some cupcakes and cakes but was just too lazy to blog.  Also seems like recently i have a lot of things going on at the same time..like i'm constantly pressed for time but yet i have no idea what i'm that occupied with either!  It's either a sign that i'm aging and can't muti-task as fast as i used to or just bad time management.    As a typical Singaporean, i always expect things to be done asap...so that i can have more time to move on to other things... Hence i was wondering if it is because of this, i found it impossible to enjoy the dinner i had last Friday at a supposedly well-known restaurant called Waku Ghin.  A family friend invited us there and i had no idea it was a popular restaurant and impossible to get a reservation too..apparently i heard you have to book months in advance!   The 10-course dinner took about 3-hours and i wanted fall asleep half way through the dinner.  Food was good and above average but certainly not worth the $ that our family friend had to pay...6 of us cost $3,200 or there about.  With that amount of $, i would rather buy a branded bag and hug it to sleep. I could even buy 2 pairs of Jimmy Choos or Christian Louboutins or Manolo Blahniks.  But since i'm not the one paying for it, i shouldn't complain too much but be appreciative for this opportunity to fine dining. :p



9 comments:

Vicki on September 12, 2011 at 1:55 AM said...

Very pretty!

evil cake lady on September 12, 2011 at 1:02 PM said...

they look great, faithy!

Lois B on September 12, 2011 at 1:55 PM said...

Beautiful frosting!

Les rêves d'une boulangère (Brittany) on September 12, 2011 at 4:28 PM said...

Great use of bananas!

Sweet Tooth Desserts on September 12, 2011 at 11:34 PM said...

faithy the cupcakes are so pretty!!!


$3,200 for dinner, WOW!! Even for 6 people that is like WOW!! I guess if someone has the money and wishes to pay for it then I tell them go right ahead!! But boy I don't know if I could even if I had the money!! GOSH!!

Pink Little Cake on September 13, 2011 at 1:51 AM said...

That was a very expensive dinner! OMG.
Your cupcakes look delicious and the way you frost them so cute!

faithy on September 13, 2011 at 5:21 PM said...

Thanks ladies!

@Carsedra & Kathia: Know what? I've just been told that that is normal price for fine-dining per head about $400-500. *shrugs*.. i guess that shows how little i know about fine-dining..and to me too, it's just way too expensive for dinner!

Mendy on September 19, 2011 at 8:10 AM said...

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So glad you posted! :)

As always these look wonderful.

I am also finding hard to blog lately.

"Why is the last mile the hardest mile?"

lyndsay on September 30, 2011 at 10:50 PM said...

Hi Faithy... i feel the same way too sometimes.. my desire to blog and write goes up and down a bit! I found that taking a nice break from it refreshed me...

Hilarious also that I just used up 3 rotten bananas last night to make a banana chocolate chip cake... !

 

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