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September 8th, 2012

Monkey Cake


I have still a lot of recipe waiting to be posted. And so here is another birthday cake recipe. This time it was not for me but for a very cute little girl. She loves monkeys and B-A-N-A-N-A-S. And when her Mom asked me to bring a Cake for her birthday, I decided to bake a Monkey Cake for her.

The Idea for this cake is from smitten kitchen, who baked this cake as a birthday cake for her son.

I changed the recipe a little bit, reduing the sugar amount to the half and exchanging the butter cream to a ganache.

The cake was delicious and looked very cute. Perfect for first birthdays!

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September 6th, 2012

Banoffee Pie

Banoffee Pie

To a birthday belongs a birthday cake. The traditional birthday cake in my family has to have a heart shape and will not be baked by the birthday child. And so my Mum will bake my birthday heart for me when we meet this weekend.

But anyway I like to have a piece of cake on my birthday, too.

And so I baked a small cake. Better to say, I bake three small cakes, one for each decade :-).

I met the tempting combination of banana, caramel and cream as a cake at a birthday of a colleague and fell directly in love with it. I just modified the recipe a little bit, using my “Confiture de lait” recipe for the caramel, and cut down the amount of sugar in the cream and short crust. Even then, it is a really sweet cake, I can only eat a little piece at a time, but it tastes so good!

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