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post #46 of 55
Well done.

Everything sounds delicious.
post #47 of 55

Wonderful!!!

post #48 of 55
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Originally Posted by AnnieCahill View Post

Awesome! So happy for you!

Hey, want to share you banana bread recipe? icon_smile.gif

 

Thanks again for everything everyone!

 

And here it is, my Bananas Foster Banana Bread with Walnut Streusel!

 

For the Bread:
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder+-
1 cup granulated sugar
½ cup vegetable oil
2 eggs
3 medium bananas, mashed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons milk

1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon

 

Combine all dry in a separate bowl and set aside.

 

Mash bananas in stand mixer, then scrape out and set aside.

 

In same mixer add oil and sugar and mix until homogenous.  Add eggs one at a time, then add bananas and the vanilla.

 

Alternatively add dry mix and milk in 3 additions.

 

I have also just thrown everything in the mixer after the bananas were mashed, and it worked fine.  This batter is very forgiving.

 

 

For the Streusel Topping:
1½ cups chopped walnuts
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
¼ cup dark brown sugar
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
4 tablespoons butter

 

Ensure butter is cold.  Combine all but walnuts, and mix by hand until it becomes the consistency of wet sand.  Mix walnuts in to the mixture. 

 

Top your batter with the streusel and bake @325 for about 40 minutes.

 

 

For the Rum Glaze:

¼ cup (4 tablespoons) butter
2 tablespoons water

¼ cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup rum (I used dark spiced rum)

 

Bring all but rum up to a simmer, and let it simmer for 5 minutes.  Remove from heat and add rum.  Set aside until needed.

 

Poke holes in your baked cake and add a small amount of glaze.  When it has been fully absorbed, add more.  Keep doing this until the glaze is gone.

post #49 of 55
Thanks for sharing and great job!.
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Originally Posted by TheNerdyBaker View Post
 

I GOT THE JOB!!!

 

I'll post more details later when I am actually at my computer, but I thought you guys would like a quick update =D

Congratulations!  What great news!

post #51 of 55

Congratulations!!

Aah, cake. . .the 5th food group!!
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Aah, cake. . .the 5th food group!!
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post #52 of 55

Congratulations on the job!! It sounds like you were perfect for the job!!! Thanks for the Banana Foster Bread with Walnut streusal topping recipe. I put it in my favorites and will try it one day!!! Job well done!!!!

post #53 of 55
I just saw this post, im sure you did very well. You got a ton of awesome advice as well the best info so i cant wait to hear the results. Im sure congratulations are in order. icon_smile.gif
post #54 of 55

Congratulations! Very excited for you!

post #55 of 55
Ok i really feel like an idiot, i didn't see the 2nd page of comments all i knew was you were going for the test so i wrote my message. I come back to look and it shows the results of how everthing went and all comments lol. Grrr well all i can say is.... CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Way to go. Such great news. Job well done!!!!
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