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Fun House: Season 2, Ep 3... Elvis Week!

Fun House: Season 2, Ep 3... Elvis Week!

Welcome to Muddy's Fun House: Super Fantastic At Home Bake-a-long and Variety Show... with your host, Kat from Muddy's!

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For Episode 3 of Season 2, we're celebrating Elvis Week with our famous "King" cake... banana cake with peanut butter buttercream! It's a two-recipes-in-one episode and it's super fun.  And we also  learn that we all make mistakes...  even us pros ;)

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Without further ado... here's our episode!

Ingredient List for the Bake-a-long:

For the Cake:
1⁄4 lb butter, softened
300 g (1
1⁄2 c) sugar
265 g (2
1⁄4 c) cake flour
1⁄2 tsp baking soda
1⁄2 tsp salt
25 g (2 Tbl) oil
2 eggs
120 g (
1⁄4 c) sour cream or yogurt
1 tsp vanilla
1 c buttermilk
250 g (2-3) very ripe banana, mashed 45 g (1/3 c) toasted pecan pieces*

For the Icing:
1⁄2 lb butter, softened pinch of salt
1⁄2 c – 3⁄4 c peanut butter
1⁄2 tsp vanilla
drizzle of honey
5-7 c xxx sugar

Show Notes for this Episode:

  • Patreon supporters, be sure to snag your PDF of the recipe on our Patreon page.   Not a supporter yet? Become a patron here

  • Bake-a-long chapter begins at 1:53
    --Cake recipe begins at 1:53, Icing recipe begins at 23:50; Icing the cake at 39:17
    --Need flour, butter, and baking essentials... and more? Check out our kitchen provisions "order ahead pop up"
    --I love Thistle & Bee honey!
    --Want to take a shortcut? Use our cake  mix!
    --Want tips on baking with bananas? We go in depth on S1: Ep 12!
    --Hey Patrons, be sure to check the Patreon page for your PDF of the recipe AND some special bonus videos on ingredient prep :)

  • Wrap Up & Birthday Wishes at 52:05

  • Submit a question for a future "mail bag" portion! 
    Email kat(at)muddysbakeshop.com or send a real letter (yay!) to 
    Muddy's Bake Shop attn: Fun House 
    2497 Broad  Ave #101 Memphis, TN 38112

  • Participating while you watch?
    We'd LOOOOVE to see! Tag us @muddysbakeshop and/or use #muddysfunhouse

  • Special mad props to: 
    Kirby for incorporating some superfun rock sounds; and, of course, all our wonderful patrons on Patreon!