#letsgetfoodie3 – Flambé-ed banana muffins

Earlier this week, Amanda announced that the #letsgetfoodiechallenge was coming to an end. Since I hadn’t had time to put in my entry for the very last challenge beforehands, I thought I would say farewell with a bang (and flames) by creating flambé-ed banana muffins!Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffins50g butter (+ 1 tablespoon)

250 plain flour

1 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon bicarbonate of soda

1 pinch of salt

100g caster sugar (+2 tablespoon brown sugar)

2 teaspoons honey

4 large bananas (ripe)

3 eggs

50 mL rum
Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsMelt the 50 g butter and leave to cool.

Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsIn a frying pan, melt the extra tablespoon of butter. Slice your bananas and add to the hot pan. Cook until it reaches the texture of slightly liquid jam. Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsCake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsAdd in the brown sugar and the honey and cook for a few extra minutes.

Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsPour in the rum and flambé until the flame disappears (make sure your kitchen vent is off as it might set it on fire otherwise!). Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsPour the mix in a bowl and leave to cool.Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsIn a mixing bowl, combine the flour, the baking powder, the bicarbonate, the pinch of salt and the caster sugar.Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsAdd in the eggs and the butter and mix thoughroughly.Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsAdd in your flambé-ed banana mix and mix thoughroughly. Pour your batter into muffin tins and bake for 15-20 minutes at 180 °C.

I’d recommend you let the muffins cool down a bit before eating them, but I won’t blame you if you can’t! (I couldn’t and might have burnt my fingers a little bit taking them off the tin…)Cake + Whisky | Flambé-ed banana muffinsCake + Whisky | Flambé-ed Banana MuffinsCake + Whisky | Flambé-ed Banana MuffinsBut look at how pretty they are! Can you really blame me?

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#letsgetfoodie3 – Flambé-ed banana muffins