Thursday, December 24, 2009

Chocolate Banana Christmas Cake

Have been so busy with packing up everything around the house. And also using every single free time to meet up with good friends for the last time before we leave. Although I am still not done with the packing, I am still baking away, hahaha! Even as I am typing this post right now, I have another cake in the oven! Anyway, I wanted to put up this post before Christmas arrive. Yesterday I managed to baked a simple Chocolate Banana Cake and decorated it with Christmas theme. I wanted to share this cake with my good friends/neighbors here whom have always been good friends, moral supporters and lending me a helping hand. Gonna miss them so much. :-( So this cake is dedicated for them, hoping they will have a wonderful and peaceful Christmas & New Year.Basically this is a chocolate sponge cake covered with dark chocolate whipped cream, and then poured over a layer of dark chocolate ganache, with banana slices between the cake layers. The chocolate sponge cake is apated from Kitchen Corner, thanks! As for the chocolate whipped cream is mainly just quality melted chocolate folded into whipped heavy cream.
Really did not have much time to do real nice deco, so simply used tinted white chocolate ganache and buttercream icing to pipe out everything. :-) I added mini chocolate chips around the cake edge for extra taste & texture. :)The end result was delectable, everyone loves it, including me. :D The cake was soft and spongy, the chocolate buttercream and ganahe was just smooth and chocolaty, not too sweet and went really well with the sponge cake. ;0 The bananas were really yummy with the chocolate too, I was super glad I choose bananas over blueberries. ;) The kids were especially fond of the mini chocolate chips at the side! ;)

Overall, a wonderful desert to have after dinner So glad I managed to bake it up for my friends and their family to enjoy this Christmas. ;) Last but not least, I want to wish everyone out there, a Wonderful Christmas this year and may all your wishes come true! Warmest wishes from yours truly, HoneyBeeSweets. ;)

11 comments:

Kitchen Corner said...

Hi Bee,
Happy Christmas to you! Wish you have a wonderful time with your family and friends. I really hope can have a piece of your banana chocolate cake! It's very chocolatey. Happy New Year 2010 and I wish to read more interesting post from you in the coming year.

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Thanks Grace! I wish you a super great year 2010 ahead! You know you are like my good internet friend (even though we've met before), and having you along this journey just makes it more enjoyable. Thanks for being there and may we find great pleasures & fun in future blogging together! Cheers!

tracieMoo said...

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

Dodol & Mochi said...

Merry X'mas & Happy 2010 to you, too!!

Pei-Lin

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Thanks Traci & Pei-Lin! Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you both too!

Small Small Baker said...

Merry Christmas and have a great year in 2010! :)

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Thanks small small baker! Many happy returns to you too. :)

Passionate About Baking said...

Hi HBS,
Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year to you and your family! I hope to see you soon in Singapore! All the best!

ReeseKitchen said...

Very nice cake..:) Cheryl ate alot, and she always love ur bakings..;P Thanks!

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Thanks Jane! I look forward to that too! Cheers!

Honey Bee Sweets said...

Hi Reese,
It's always been a pleasure to bake for you ladies(& your girls). You have always been a kind supporter and great friend. You inspire me along the way and I regret not able to bake/cook with you anymore. :( Will always be there to check on your posts and looking forward to see more lovely bakes from you in the future. :)