Banana Molasses Cake with Sweet Crème Fraîche

banana molasses cake with sweet creme fraiche

I have no real stories to tell this week, dear readers, except to tell you that this cake rocks.

And I don’t even really like cake.

And if you’re not in-the-know already, I’m also here to spill the beans on a super-duper top-secret:

Bananas + Molasses = Awesome

And I don’t even like bananas.

But I do like molasses.

In fact, I love molasses.

If I weren’t madly in love with my husband, seriously, I’d probably run away with the stuff. Continue reading

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Roasted Banana and Cardamom Paletas (i.e. Mexican Ice Pops!)

Summer always arrives super fashionably late here in the Pacific Northwest.  She takes the scenic, scenic route and doesn’t show her sunny face until the eleventh hour on the Fourth of July.  But when she gets here, all tops break loose and we PN’ers just lose it.

Paletas are my way of welcoming Sister Summer to this here neck of the woods, and encouraging her to kick off her flippie floppies and staying a while.

These paletas just very well might. Continue reading