Dressing Up A Banana Cake

Baking By Sweets4UAndMe Updated 10 Jul 2015 , 10:11pm by Laetia

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Sweets4UAndMe Posted 9 Jul 2015 , 10:00pm
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How do I make a banana cake look a little more special ? I was thinking frosting with dried banana chips on it? Help anyone!


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Jeff_Arnett Posted 9 Jul 2015 , 10:15pm
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What kind of icing are you doing the cake in?  You could pipe big swirls around the top edge, drizzle on some chocolate and maybe half-dip your banana chips in chocolate and place on them.


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Apti Posted 10 Jul 2015 , 8:29am
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Here's a link to a recent thread about a banana cake recipe (I've tried it after reading the thread and LOVE it.  I made mine with buttercream and no nuts and just presented it as an 8x4" round "dessert cake".  Sorry don't have pics but here is something similar that I googled:


JeffArnett's idea of dried banana chips placed in decorative rosettes is a good one.  Dipping them in chocolate is even better.  [Thanks Jeff!  I'll do that next time!]

In case you're interested, here's the link to the recipe thread:


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Laetia Posted 10 Jul 2015 , 10:11pm
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I did the best ever banana pudding cake suggested by Apti a couple of times. Sooooo yummmmy!  In between each layer I've put brown sugar frosting, dulce de leche and sugar coated pecan. Very simple shell border on the botom and a nice drizzle of dulce de leche all over the top.  I've also add chopped sugar coated pecan around the top border of the cake. I don't think I have a picture. I'll have a look.

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