My honey does not like chocolate, so I am being challenged to come up with desserts/cakes that are not chocolate. I love this, it is simple, different and delicious! It was gone in just a few days, well, more like 5. I took a few slices to my mom and she sent me a text "the cake was delicious" well now, how about that!? My mom, who rarely gives me compliments, liked the cake. WOO HOO score one for me! YES, I love my mom, we are just two entirely different people in every way, shape and form. And she liked my CAKE!! Happy Dance!! WOO HOO, yes, it made me that happy, I had to tell you twice :)
Banana Spice Honey Roasted Pecan Cake/Bundt
spiced cake mix (Duncan Hines)
1 cup water
1/3 cup oil
2 heaping TBSP brown sugar
1/2 cup honey roasted pecan halves, finely chopped
I put the bananas, eggs and oil in my little mini blender. In a large bowl I poured the cake mix, added the blended to it along with the water and brown sugar. I stirred this well, by hand, but you could use a mixer. Then I added the chopped honey roasted pecan.
The batter went into a greased bundt pan. I baked it for 50 minutes at 350 degrees. Allowed it to cool on a rack and then....I used a can of whipped marshmallow frosting that I put into a zip top bag and clipped one corner, squeezed it over the cake and placed honey roasted pecan halves to go on top.
At the end of this post you’ll find links to the other blogs featuring this challenge. Check them all out, see what words they got and how they used them.
Your words are:
freedom ~ diversity ~ love ~ summer ~ ice cream
They were submitted by: http://www.juiceboxconfession.
Our freedom is in jeopardy. Our country was founded on diversity, many people from many countries all starting out in a foreign land. Fresh, new, adventures, hardships, adversity, language barriers and all of these things made them band together to form this great country.
I love my country but right now I do not love some of the people. I believe that ALL lives matter and I do not care where you are from, what you believe, what you practice, what color you are or who you vote for. God created each and every one of us and in that we ALL matter.
The police have a job to do, we have laws me must obey but no one has the right to take a life. There are extreme circumstances like war, self defense where it is kill or be killed. Every one is too sensitive, too on edge and I believe that if we focus on LOVE and not color, race, religion, etc... we could all get along much better.
So this summer I want to focus on eating ice cream, going to the beach and having fun, not watching the news and hearing of more senseless deaths.
Links to the other “Use Your Words” posts:
Baking In A Tornado http://www.bakinginatornado.
Southern Belle Charm http://www.southernbellecharm.
Not That Sarah Michelle http://notthatsarahmichelle.
Dinosaur Superhero Mommy http://dinoheromommy.com/
My Brain on Kids http://mybrainonkids.net
The Bergham Chronicles http://berghamchronicles.
Never Ever Give Up Hope http://batteredhope.blogspot.
Confessions of a part time working mom http://thethreegerbers.
The Diary of an Alzheimer’s Caregiver
When I Grow Up http://kimberlyyavorski.
Sparkly Poetic Weirdo http://sparklyjenn.blogspot.
On the Border