Banana cake at its best!

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Anyone that knows me knows  a) I love baking  b) I have a very big sweet tooth  and c) I have a big belly ! Specially for cakes !

Today was another one of those afternoons when the weather was not quite rite to get outdoors (it’s snowing in switzerland and its end of April😳) and you feel like having loads of cups of tea and something else… Banana cake it is ,I thouhgt! This recipie I found it on facebook and because I have never tried it before I straight away saved it to my pinterest board! 

This is I think the thirth time I bake it and I am always amazed with its flavour and how easy it is to make .

So here’s the recipie:

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Ingredients:

  • 2 eggs
  • 1/3 cup buttermilk
  • 1/2 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup mashed banana
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 ts vanilla
  • 1 1/3 cup flour
  • 1 ts baking soda
  • 1/2 ts salt

How to do it :

  1. preheat the oven at 325 (160-170) spray a loaf pan with cooking spray
  2. in a large bowl wisk eggs,buttermilk and the oil
  3. add the bananas, both sugars and the vanilla and mix
  4. mix in the flour,baking soda and the salt and mix
  5. pour into the pan and bake for about an hour. check by doing the thoothpick test. bake for a little longer if needed.

This is it! How simple is that rite? 🙂

With it i had a nice  cup of lipton tea called amazingly grey. I must say it complemented the cake quite nicely 🙂

Try it and let me know what you think . Bet you wont be disapointed !

Love M

 

 

Strawberry heaven

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So i have been away from my blog for a little while but let me tell that was for a very good reason! Holidays!

We went to the lovely Jersey islands to visit our lovely friends.

Me and my husband meet there and sense we left 5 years ago we never went back so it was really nice to go back 🙂

Anyway am back and with something delicious to share . Strawberry muffins!Is strawberry season so lets make the most of it 🙂

Let me tell you just this .. SO GOOD!

I’ve bake them today and is very easy to make .

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So here’s what you’ll need :

  • 490g flour (i used plain white flour)
  • 300g sugar
  • 2 tbs. baking powder
  • 1 tbs. salt
  • 1 tbs. cinnamon
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 300 ml canola or coconut oil (i used coconut oil)
  • 600g fresh strawberries, sliced and slightly mashed

Here’s what to do :

  • preheat the oven at 220 (425)
  • combine all dry ingredients in a large mixing bowl
  • in a small bowl mix eggs with oil
  • mix strawberries in the egg mixture
  • blend the dry ingredients with the eggs and strawberries mixture until combined
  • spoon into greased tins until nearly full

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  • bake at 220 (425) for 5 minutes
  • reduce the heat to 180(350) and bake for another 15 to 20 minutes

The result is devine 🙂

This was enought for 16 muffins . I think i should of make only half of it and now i will have to eat more.. it’s a hard life 😂

Hope you all try it ad if you do let me know what you think 🙂

Love M