Banana cake roll with caramel cream cheese filling

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Anyway- I hope that you have exciting weekend plans. How to make easy banana bread At the current moment- I am thrilled to be writing this post as I watch my favorite Thursday night TV line up- Project Runway finale, Parenthood, Scandal. Low calorie banana bread (Do any of you watch these shows?) Anyway- after months away from the “Great White Way” I get to see two Broadway shows this weekend which I couldn’t be more excited for. Basic banana bread Also- I plan to tackle at least one thing from my baking to-do list this weekend, hopefully to have something great to share next week!

Speaking of sharing- I am so excited about this cake roll.

Banana walnut bread recipe You’ve heard of pumpkin rolls I assume? This is essentially the same idea but made with a banana cake. Old fashioned banana bread I wasn’t sure how it would work out, as I just subbed banana for pumpkin in the classic recipe and changed some of the spices, but let me tell you it was oh so good. Banana bread easy My rolling skills may need some work, but I actually loved the super thick layer of cream cheese filling that was perfectly proportionate to the cake. Best moist banana bread recipe I couldn’t help but add a healthy amount of caramel sauce to the filling as well which made it oh so delicious. Banana loaf bread recipe Isn’t everything better with caramel (At least I think so.)

A note on pans- this cake rolls calls for a “ 10?15 Jelly Roll Pan ,” I had a quarter as well as a half sheet pan but neither of those dimensions were right (One was 13?18 and one was basically 9?13) I made the choice to use the smaller one- worried that the cake would be too thin/dry if I baked it in the half sheet pan. Light banana bread As a result- it was a thicker cake that didn’t have as many swirls- but let me tell you the texture was perfect. Best banana bread ever You could choose which pan to use based on this info! 🙂

PS- Am I the only one who totally sees the Green Bay Packers’ “G” in the shape of my roll? Haha? Go Pack Go! 😉

• Preheat oven to 375° F. Easy moist banana bread recipe Grease 15 x 10-inch jelly-roll pan* ; line with wax paper. World’s best banana bread recipe Grease and flour paper. Best banana bread recipe moist (cooking spray works well for this)

• Stir together the flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and salt in small bowl.

• Beat eggs and granulated sugar in large mixer bowl until thick and smooth (about 2-3 minutes.) Mix in vanilla and banana. Vegan banana bread recipe Gradually add flour mixture- making sure not to over-mix. Banana nut bread recipe easy Spread evenly into prepared pan.

• Bake for 13 to 15 minutes (more or less depending on size of pan,) or until top of cake springs back when touched.

• While cake is baking- prepare a clean kitchen towel covered very generously with powdered sugar. Homemade banana bread recipe Immediately after taking cake out of the oven, loosen and carefully turn the cake onto prepared towel. Very moist banana bread Carefully peel off wax paper. Banana nut bread recipe moist Right away- roll the cake and towel up together and allow to cool. Diabetic banana bread (This sets the “rolled” shape from the get go- which makes it much easier when you actually fill it.

• Beat cream cheese and butter until smooth and creamy. Banana bread loaf Add the vanilla and powdered sugar, beating until smooth. Easy to make banana bread Add the caramel sauce (if using) and continue to beat until creamy. Banana bread moist Add a touch more powdered sugar if filling needs to be a bit more stiff.

• Carefully unroll the cake. Delicious banana bread Evenly spread cream cheese filling over the whole surface. Banana bread from scratch Reroll the cake. Quick and easy banana bread recipe Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate at least one hour (or even better, freeze it for a bit- it will slice much more easily.)

• Be sure to put enough powdered sugar on the towel when rolling up the cake so it will not stick.

*I like to add caramel sauce to frosting to add another note of flavor. Great banana bread recipe If you don’t have any on hand- you can skip it no problem.

*See note in post above on pan size. Amazing banana bread recipe I used a quarter sheet pan for this and it also worked fine.

I am loving Scandal this season – Mellie is pure evil, but she’s hilarious! What a fun idea to switch up the typical pumpkin roll cake, and I wholeheartedly approve of your filling. Banana nut bread easy Cream cheese plus caramel = total yum 🙂

Which two plays did you see?!? I haven’t seen anything on broadway in forever..which is kind of tragic.

I kind of love that you thought outside the pumpkin norm with this roll cake! Banana and caramel definitely sound like a match made in heaven!

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