I Made A Cake

By Nichelle Stephens

Pink velvet banana bread with glaze

I have a Google alert for “red velvet” and one day I will write a book about red velvet cake. First, I have to do a book proposal and a Kickstarter. Last week, I spotted a recipe for Red Velvet Banana Bread. It was a cake mix hack using a red velvet cake and banana. I decided to try my own cake mix hack using one half of Duncan Hines Spring Velvet mix. I used the pink velvet which yielded one 8″ round cake. I added one ripe banana, substituted brewed chai tea for the water and used the rest of the ingredients listed on the box. The cake turned out great. I also made a light confectioner’s sugar glaze made with buttermilk, vanilla extract and lemon zest. It’s a delicious with a morning coffee. It’s banana bread without being overwhelming or dense.

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About... Nichelle Stephens

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Nichelle Stephens is a blogger, cupcake enthusiast, event organizer and social media strategist. Nichelle is the co-founder editor of Cupcakes Take The Cake, the most popular blog about cupcakes. Nichelle is also the founder of Keeping Nickels, a personal finance and accounting blog for freelancers and entrepreneurs.


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