What’s been cookin’? The moistest gluten-free banana cake, filled with custard buttercream.
Each layer uses 1 1/4 cups bananas, pecans and buttermilk. The recipe comes from my Grandma Mickey’s old cookbook, which I converted into a gluten-free recipe. As you can see, I used a gluten-free buttercream, which you can find in my recipes section, to create a filling barrier. My, made from scratch, custard buttercream, using eggs for our own organic, free range chickens, gives a creamy, savory flavor to a very sweet cake.
The white buttercream border was piped using a 1M tip reverse scroll motion. Using an extra stiff buttercream, the roses and leaves show more definition and dry quickly. The custard soaked gluten-free banana cake gives the dessert extra moisture and flavor.
We know, as believers, that Jesus Christ is man’s best friend. But in earthly sayings, man’s best friend is our pooch. Our dog loves us all the time, greets us when we get home and is happy as long as he can be with us. I know that my dog Jericho would rather wait in the car while I am shopping, then be at home by himself. Please pray for him as he has hip problems and he is only 5 yrs old. But on a happier note, the reason for this post is that I made my first ever modeling chocolate creations. I took a Craftsy course and it was very insightful on how you can use modeling chocolate instead of fondant for almost everything. I know that many people hate the taste of fondant, so modeling chocolate is a great solution. It tastes just like a solid chocolate Easter bunny.
One of my husband’s co-workers was having a party at work, so my husband found out that she had a goldendoodle. After much prayer, and help from the Lord, here is my goodlendoodle modeling chocolate creation.
He is 100% gluten free and 100% modeling chocolate. Modeling chocolate is made out of corn syrup and chocolate. He is sitting on some modeling chocolate grass. There is chocolate buttercream underneath the “grass”. The cupcake is a, from scratch, Rich Golden Cake from my grandma’s 1950’s Betty Crocker cookbook, filled with a homemade almond custard.
These cupcakes are pretty labor intensive. It took me a little over two days to do 12 dogs. They are all a little different, just like real goldendoodles.
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