Monday, May 07, 2007

Baking in the 'DARK'...

Halo...its so busy till I can't really have a deep breath...But i'm able to distress through the ever nobel action ---> EAT~ It's a long weekend and monday will be Labour Day for Queensland state in Aust... I've decided to give my stomach a treat, baked a special cake for my fren, Penny's birthday on the labour day!! Just after back from praying the exalted buddha(s) and watching wonderful fireworks celebration for Buddha Fest @ Southbank, I rushed to my fren's place and began all the baking procedures...


The tri-buddha statues...day for all the chinese around Brissy to gather along...

It was 9.30pm...arh, my brain wasn't working as well as day time!! I started to obsess to get the cake done so that we could celebrate Penny's bday in time. After arranging all the stuffs on the table [see pic below] and here we go...


Baking ingredients and the 'multi-purpose' kitchen

After finished preparing both the banana mashed and batter, I just poured all the mixtures into the baking ware and popped into the pre-heated oven...It's my first time to bake banana cake, i was wondering how long it would take to be ready as you need to consider the moistures from the banana mashed that may prolong the baking time and different temperature to be used...I just sticked to my preference temp (170 degree celsius) and let it be...



The banana mashed and the batter....ready, steady, go?

After an hour or so (gosh, so long), I inserted the single chopstick into the centre of the cake and it came out clean...yeah...its time to be ready and it was 11.30pm...I opened half of the oven lid for the cake to cool down slowly to prevent the cake from 'sunkening'...haaa! Another 15 mins for me to get the cake decorated, can't really think of a great deco...so just simply topped up with what i've brought here...Tht's it...Crispy Banana Cake...



Crispy Banana cake...'yummilious'


Slice of banana cake....anyone? Hey J, will try to make choc banana cake next time~

Yea, the cake's texture was exactly the same as what i was seeking all the time (firm, soft and fragrant), the smell of banana had been surrounding the whole house, even's my fren's housemate, who's been asleep for a while, also came out and have alook wht's going on...I have promised her to pack some for her breakkie, haaa~ Yeap, that's all about it...this will be my last baking session till final exams over...Will publish the recipe in a short while...

It was 1am when i reached my home, arh, so freaking tired, time to catch up some sleep! Alright, all the best to everyone and myself...good luck for those Uk-liers that gonna have finals...Take care~ Good nitez...

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Wow..
great..mayb you can teach me some of those skill some other time..
hehe..

Kev ** said...

Harlo, thx for your comment...
Hee, still trying my best to get better decoration...
We can try together some other time too...!

Li Jin said...

nice cake :)

Kev ** said...

O.o, LJ~ Thx for that, tk care back there...

Penny said...

Thanks Kev, i loved d cake

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