Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting

I bought bananas a couple of days ago that were perfect, but with the incredible heat and humidity that settled into the city, they quickly turned brown.  I was a little disappointed because I was actually going to eat them, but I’m always looking for new banana recipes to try, so it wasn’t total loss. …

Banoffee Pie

I first had banoffee pie last summer at Duke’s Grocery in DC. I really went to try their Brunchie burger, which was fantastic and my friend and I decided to split dessert. I must admit that I’m not a huge fan of bananas. I love banana breads, cakes etc., but not desserts that have chunks…

Banana Ice Cream with Nilla Wafers

Whenever I’m in the mood for a drive, I head to my favorite ice cream shop in the Hampden neighborhood of Baltimore called The Charmery. Every time I go, there’s a new unique flavor to try. On this particular visit, they had a flavor called Nanners and Cream. It was a banana flavored ice cream…

Banana Butterscotch Trifle

I have a friend who comes to DC from California for work. She’s usually in town for a week at a time and we eat out every night. One night we went to The Partisan, in Penn Quarter. It’s a meat-centric masterpiece of a restaurant. They start you off by presenting you with a sheet…

Brown Butter Bourbon Banana Bread

  You guys, I’ve finally found love again. I didn’t think it would happen this soon, but I was secretly hoping. His name is Charlie. We’ve only been together a week, but I can tell that it’s going to be forever, or at least a very long time. He’s nothing like the last guy I…