Sunday, 31 July 2016

I did it – I cooked a cake!

Carole's Chatter: Banana Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting


When I did Need Some Inspiration – Try Cakes I promised to cook one of the ones I featured.  I chose this Banana Sheet Cake with Salted Caramel Cream Cheese Frosting from Cooking with Carlee – so a big thank you to Carlee.

I don't think my cake turned out as well as Carlee's but then I haven't cooked one for over 10 years and don't have a mixer or food processor so I felt I did well enough.  To see Carlee's recipe hop on over to her post.

I followed the recipe as closely as I could but must have got the quantities in the frosting wrong (we call it icing) because it didn't set hard.  The only change I made is that I put pink Himalayan salt on the top at the finish rather than white sea salt.

So my cake was bananey, and the icing was super but messy to eat.

7 comments:

  1. YAY!!! It looks great! Your frosting does look a bit different than mine, but does look scrumptious anyway. Messy frosting is some of the best frosting!

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  2. Congratulations Carole! I don't bake cakes very often either, but this one does sound good.

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  3. Messy icing or no, that looks so good.

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  4. Banana and caramel cream frosting sounds heavenly.

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  5. You had me at "salted caramel" ... I will definitely try this one!

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  6. I like the banana cake-salted caramel frosting pairing! ;-)

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