Fresh Banana Cake

Apr 24

Fresh Banana Cake

Use very ripe bananas, the blacker the better. You can bake the layers ahead and freeze them, then frost, and serve. For garnish, sprinkle with cinnamon or finely chopped toasted pecans. Buy the Cake Mix Doctor’s Old-Fashioned Yellow Mix here.

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Fresh Banana Muffins

Sep 22

Fresh Banana Muffins

You need a cup of mashed ripe bananas – two large or three small bananas – to make 12 muffins. Don’t worry if you have a little less or more than a cup, the recipe will turn out just fine! I sometimes add a pinch of cinnamon to the batter to give the muffins a […]

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Hummingbird Cake

Apr 14

Hummingbird Cake

This is absolutely the best Hummingbird Cake in the world! Use very ripe bananas, the blacker the better. Bake this for spring picnics and potlucks, Easter brunch or birthdays, or just because you are hungry for Hummingbird Cake. The recipe calls for my Old-Fashion Yellow Cake Mix which you can purchase here.

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Nov 08

Banana Cake with Cream Cheese Frosting, as seen in the New York Times

Try this variation on an old favorite. With the addition of banana flavoring and a cream cheese frosting, it’s a knockout!


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Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor

Chocolate from the Cake Mix Doctor

The Cake Mix Doctor goes chocolate! Anne Byrn brings her proven prescription for doctoring cake mix to an ingredient that inspires love bordering on obsession.

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Anne’s Old-Fashioned Yellow Cake Mix

Anne’s Old-Fashioned Yellow Cake Mix

Put on your favorite apron, plug in the mixer, and get ready to bake some memories. I've dreamed of creating a yellow cake mix that gets its color from butter and eggs, not artificial colors, and its scent from Madagascar vanilla.

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