TWD: Lots of Ways Banana Cake

The road to hell is paved with good intentions.

If ifs and buts were candy and nuts, we’d all have a wonderful Christmas.

Coulda shoulda woulda…

All of the above could be the tagline to my life lately.  But we won’t go into that.  Let’s just say that when I saw this recipe in the book eons ago I had completely different plans for it.  Flexibility is a virtue, right? 

I “played around” with this one by opting for one layer and skipping all add-ins.  I topped it with chocolate ganache and whipped cream.  Probably the biggest change I made was going gluten free.  I used Bob’s Red Mill Gluten Free All-Purpose Flour.  And, you know what?  Two of the three of use who ate this aren’t trying to be gluten free and we all had seconds.  Take that, wheat flour!

For the full recipe visit: Kimberly at Only Creative Opportunities.  This one is a keeper.

Next week:  chunky chewy blondies.  probably not gluten free.

10 responses to “TWD: Lots of Ways Banana Cake

  1. what kind of frosting did you do? it looks fab Tia

  2. That’s excellent news! Good for you making it gluten free! This was my farewell post with TWD after almost two years of baking along. Hope you’ll stop by and say goodbye!

  3. Great looking cake! Thanks for baking with me this week!

  4. Ooh, the topping looks delish! We loved this cake. Life has been crazy here, too, since the move especially! Can’t wait for school to start again.

  5. It looks great, so I’d definitely eat it, too!

  6. I am not a GF eater but I like most GF treats too….hmm….

  7. I’m impressed. I’ll pass this info on to a friend. She will be happy!

  8. How beautiful! It’s good to know the gluten free flour worked well.

  9. I just love this photo…something about it just made me sit up and say, “Oh, this is one of her best photos…the background is so nice, the cake looks lovely, just a really great shot.” Happy to hear you liked the cake!!

  10. Ooo. I didn’t know you could just substitute the GF flour. I wnat to try it. Your cake looks delicious with that ganache and frosting.

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