Tag Archives: Bananas

Banoffee Pie

I remember hearing about Banoffee Pie decades ago – but what I didn’t know then was just how EASY this is to make. And it’s soooo Caramelly Toffee Banana goodness. A shortbread crust, a good thick layer of Dulce de Leche, bananas and whipping cream touched with coffee. All those wasted years…

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Banana Brownie Bread

I came across a super easy recipe and just HAD to make it. Mainly because I’m at the folk’s house right now and they have a kazillion boxes of brownie mix in the pantry. And who doesn’t like Brownies and Banana Bread? And why not combine them?

Brownie Banana Bread
Brownie Banana Bread

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Pina Colada Fruit Salad

Pina Coladas. They’re so good. Sweet, but good. What if you could make a fruit salad that had all the flavor (but none of the booze) of a Pina Colada? I’d drink to that. And the fruit in this salad, especially the bananas and pineapple, play so nicely with the lovely coconut flavors of the Pina Colada mix. Whoaa – mix? Yeah, mix.

Pina Colada Fruit Salad
Pina Colada Fruit Salad

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Classic Banana Bread

About the only thing I like better than my Pumpkin Bread is a really, really good Banana Bread. I can’t tell you how many Banana Breads I’ve tried over the years. This one, right here, is my fave. I love it, the folks love it. My Da dubbed it the “Best Banana Bread I’ve ever had.”

Classic Banana Bread
Classic Banana Bread

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Build a Better Berry Smoothie

I love smoothies and I could probably throw together dozens off the top of my head – but what I really never liked was fussing with them. You know adding a little more of this or a bit more of that. Trying to get it thick and luscious but still sippable through a straw.

Build a Better Berry Smoothie
Build a Better Berry Smoothie

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Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake with a Few Surprises!

Did you know the Bundt cake pan was developed in Minnesota? It’s true. You betcha. And guess what? This Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake was, too. By moi! It has a surprise inside: a Rum spiked Cream Cheese, Chocolate Chip Tunnel. And to take it to the next level, it has two glazes, and not your ordinary plain old tired glazes. Nope, nope, nope! This one has a Chocolate Ganache Glaze topped off by Rum Vanilla Glaze. Uff-dah!

Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake with a Rum Spiked Cream Cheese, Chocolate Chip Tunnel, Chocolate Ganache & Vanilla Rum Glazes
Chocolate Banana Bundt Cake with a Rum Spiked Cream Cheese, Chocolate Chip Tunnel, Chocolate Ganache & Vanilla Rum Glazes

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Coconut Tres Leches Cake

My brother reminds me now and then that any dessert that isn’t chocolate is just a waste of calories. I think I may have very well proved him wrong with this Coconut Tres Leches Cake with Caramelized Bananas, and proving my brother wrong is something that happens once a decade or so…if that! Sorry, bro, you know I love you!

Coconut Tres Leches Cake
Coconut Tres Leches Cake

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