The baking gods were just not smiling on me last night…..
On any given day at Chez SGCC, you are sure to find not one, not two, but several brown, mottled bananas past their prime sitting on the kitchen counter. Any given day except yesterday, that is. Who knew that my weekend houseguests were fans of overripe bananas? Not me, or else I would have stashed the four that I had been saving for my Classic Banana Bundt Cake safely away. I didn’t even realize that they were gone until I went to bake my cake at 9:00 last night. As you can imagine, I was pretty annoyed. I was also already comfortably clad in my pj’s and wasn’t about to get dressed and go out to the store. Besides, I had been there earlier in the day and already knew that they didn’t have any freckled bananas either. So, faced with this dilemma, I did the only thing any self-respecting food blogger would do. I tweeted for help! Within two minutes I had about a dozen helpful suggestions, one of which was to use frozen bananas. And, that’s what I did. read more >>