Peanut Butter Cup Muffins With Milk Chocolate Ganache

I mentioned in my previous post that I was looking for recipes where I can use my left-over sour cream and found this banana sheet cake and Back for Seconds’ Ganache Topped  Peanut Butter Muffins.  I was eyeing these muffins for a long time and now the time has come to make them.

Peanut Butter Cup Muffins with Ganache

These muffins have everything I love – peanut butter, banana, Reese’s peanut butter cups and most of all, CHOCOLATE GANACHE! Who doesn’t love ganache? It’s one of the best finger-licking-good  desserts for me. I can eat a cup of it in one sitting. Continue reading


Banana Sheet Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

So I was choosing from my “To-Bake” list what recipe(s) I would try to make use of my left-over sour cream.  I was looking for easy ones (I mean not time-consuming recipes) and spotted Simply Recipes‘ Banana Sheet Cake and this Peanut Butter Cup Muffins.  Luckily, we have lots of overripe bananas.  It’s really nice to have bananas at your fruit basket all year long. We, banana-lovers, can whip up something easy like banana cakes, banana muffins and banana bread.

Banana Sheet Cake With Cream Cheese Frosting

This banana sheet cake calls for a 10×15″ baking pan.  I only have 9×13″ but the size is too big for us so I halved the recipe and used an 8×8″ square pan.  I was thinking of using a smaller pan like 4.5×8″ because I wanted a thicker/higher cake, but went on with 8×8″.  It is a “sheet” cake after all.  Continue reading