Monday, September 26, 2016

Apple Brown Sugar Bundt Cake

2 cups sugar
1 stick butter
3 eggs
1 Tblsp vanilla
1/2 cup oil
3 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp big soda
1 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
4 chopped and diced Granny Smith apples
1 1/2 cups chopped pecans

Grease bundt pan. Bake at 350 for one hour.

Top with:
1/2 stick melted butter
1 cup brown sugar
1 cup powdered sugar
1/2 cup half n half
1 Tblsp vanilla
1 tsp salt

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Banana Pudding

3/4 cups sugar
2 Tblsp. brown sugar
1/4 cup flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 cups evaporated milk
3 large egg yolks
1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 stick of butter
8 ounces vanilla wafers
4 large ripe bananas
1 heavy whipping cream, whipped with sugar

In a large saucepan, mix sugar, brown sugar, flour, salt and milk in a saucepan stirring constantly.
As it warms, pour a small amount over the eggs and whisk until well blended.  Add them to the warm mixture and continue to stir constantly.

Bring to a gentle boil and continue to stir until mixture thickens.  Remove the pan from the heat and pour in the vanilla and put in the 1/2 stick of butter.  Let it rest and stir when it is warm.

In a bowl, place the vanilla wafers in a wrapping pattern in the circle.  Then, cut 2 bananas,  Add 1/2 pudding mixture.  Top with 1/2 whipping cream mixture.  Add bananas, pudding and top with the whipped cream.  Add a few vanilla wafers on top for decoration! Honestly, the best banana pudding in the world!  Enjoy!