Simple lime cake

I’m going to let you in on a secret. Banana bread with sour cream and oil It’s a pretty big secret and I’m so excited that I was finally allowed in on it. Original betty crocker banana bread recipe To me it’s a very exciting secret. Banana bread 1 egg Ok I’ll stop teasing, I was finally invited to join the Secret Recipe Club. 4 ingredient banana bread If you haven’t heard of it, you apply to be part of the club (only a certain number of people can be a part of it at a time so it’s not too hard to manage).

Moist banana bread recipe with sour cream I’ve been on the waiting list for about a year.

Once you get accepted, each month you are assigned to a blog (and someone to yours). Banana bread sour cream recipe You then pick a recipe from that blog, make it and blog about it all at the same time (hence why I’m blogging at 3am). Chocolate banana bread pudding It’s a great way to gain exposure, ‘meet’ new bloggers and discover fabulous blogs.

My very first Secret Recipe assignment was Italian in the Midwest. Banana bread recipe taste As the name suggests, Pola is an Italian living in the Midwest in the USA. Betty crocker banana nut bread recipe She’s studying for her PhD (she’s very smart!). Banana bread recipe buttermilk All that studying works up an appetite though and Pola loves the kitchen. Best moist banana bread I think studying a PhD gives her the right to cook up big time and of course, being Italian, she likes to bring a little bit of Italy to her kitchen so very far from home.

Pola has Sunday pasta which I think makes us pretty similar because Sunday night in this house is pizza night (similar right?). Banana bread muffins with applesauce I had such a tough time choosing something to make from her wonderful recipes. Banana bread with 2 bananas I had a little giggle at the Toll House cookie recipe. Banana bread and butter pudding Has anyone seen that episode of Friends?

After much deliberation I finally settled on the Simple Lime Cake. Banana bread recipe without baking soda I loved that it was ‘simple’ and I had a bag full of limes from my visit to the Noosa Farmers Markets. Banana chocolate bread pudding According to my non-citrus-loving friend it was ‘just the right amount of lime.’ I thought it was deliciously light and not too dry thanks to the lime syrup poured over the top. Banana bread with chocolate chips recipe It made the perfect afternoon tea treat.

It was seriously easy to make and for an Italian twist, Pola used olive oil instead of butter. Super slice banana bread I actually like the texture and depth the olive oil gives it. Frozen bananas for banana bread Of course I had to ‘Aussie’ it up a bit so I topped it with toasted macadamias for crunch and coconut chips because I’m obsessed with coconut at the moment and I think the chips are pretty. Whole wheat banana bread muffins Enjoy the cake warm or at room temperature with a cup of espresso (to be authentically Italian!). Banana bread with applesauce and honey Enjoy!

What about you? Have you used olive oil in place of butter in a cake?

• In the bowl of an electric mixer, beat the eggs together until nice and thick and pale.

• With the motor running, slowly add the olive oil until it is all incorporated and the mixture is a pretty light yellow colour.

• Add the sugar and salt and keep beating then add the sifted flour and baking powder and the lime zest and beat until mixed in.

• Spread the batter into the tin and bake for 40 minutes or until a cake tester inserted in the middle comes out clean.

• Heat the extra sugar, lime juice and water over low heat, stirring until the sugar dissolves.

• As soon as the cake comes out of the oven, use a skewer to prick it all over then pour over the lime juice.

• Heat a small non-stick frying pan over medium heat and gently toast the coconut chips just to give them some colour.

• Take the cake out of the tin and top with the nuts and coconut then sprinkle with icing sugar.

Just letting you know I have it in the oven! I decorated it with very thin slivers of lime that was cooked in a sugar syrup just to soften. Banana bread with applesauce recipe Hope it was enough! Anyway thank you both for the easy peasy recipe.

So you were my secret cook! I was looking forward to discover who it was and which recipe was chosen! I am glad you enjoyed my cake! I like the addition of nuts and cocunut: the texture contrast must have been nice!

I just saw this in the SRC links and had to stop by see what this cake is all about. Banana bread without baking soda It sounds delicious and your pics are gorgeous! Great choice for SRC! I think it might be my first time on your blog – it’s wonderful, I am happy I discovered it. Banana bread no baking soda Nice to meet you ??

How fun is that?! I didn’t know there was a long waiting list, perhaps I should think twice and sign up. Easy banana bread recipe without baking soda You did a lovely job with the cake.. Hawaiian banana bread recipe and I love your changes. Banana bread with coconut oil I’ve made an olive oil cake and I love the flavor it adds. Banana bread with honey Very pretty, Claire!! xx

I made this recipe today with fresh limes off the tree at our beach house. Banana bread with brown sugar I substituted flour for all purpose gluten free flour (my mum is coeliac) and the end result exceeded expectations. Chocolate chip banana bread muffins Worth noting, I reduced the baking powder to 1 tsp (not 1 Tbsp as per recipe – thought it may have been a typo – have never used a tbsp of baking powder in a cake before. Calories in banana bread slice Grateful I trusted my instinct. Can you freeze bananas for banana bread It came out brilliantly with just 1tsp!

Served with a spoon of yoghurt on the side topped with extra lime zest.

It is February in Montreal, Canada, and it is -22 c…..with wind chill closer to -30c. Banana bread without baking soda or powder And we have 2 more months of this nonsence. Easy banana bread without baking soda Limes were on sale and I thought, limes, they taiste like summer. Calories in slice of banana bread So I bought a bag and set out on the internet to find a receipy for them. Banana bread yogurt This one rocks! I substiuted a ginger simple syrup for the water & sugar. How ripe should bananas be for banana bread Awsome. How to ripen bananas for banana bread My 17 year old son loves it.

Hi. Can you use frozen bananas for banana bread I’m Claire and I want to help take the stress out of your kitchen. How many calories in a slice of banana bread I want to help you make everything about cooking easy, healthy and delicious so you can spend less time in the kitchen and more time doing what you love.

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