Tuesday, August 4, 2009
TWD: Banana Bundt
This week's TWD baking special was Classic Banana Bundt Cake, chosen by Mary, The Food Librarian, one of my baking/blogging neighbors here in California. Great choice!
While I was looking forward to baking this, I discovered I was one banana short, with no extra time to shop for a really ripe banana.
My dear neighbor came to the rescue -- she always throws her extra-ripe fruit into the freezer, so she passed a frozen banana over the wall. The cake was saved!
I also used some extra thick Greek yogurt that I had on hand.
I would highly recommend this banana cake recipe. It is rich and moist and delicious, with a lovely banana flavor. My daughter gave it two thumbs up. This go-round, because I wanted to experience the true essence of all the flavors, I just dusted the top with powdered sugar. Next time, I will play around with a glaze or perhaps add some finely chopped dark chocolate to the batter. There is lots of room for experimentation.
Tune in to the other TWD bakers to get their take on this delicious cake.