Thursday, March 03, 2011

Break free

In the day, my visiting aunts are being entertained by my mom and my aunties. As I need to ferry my kids around, I don't have the time to accompany them on these trips.

Last night, after dinner with my parents, finally I had some time alone with my favourite aunt. As we chatted into the night, one hot topic was about friendship. She also experienced what I went through and fully understood my feelings on this issue.

She too lost long term friends that spanned for as long as 20 years. I was happy that I found someone who understood what I am going through. I was able to tell her whole-heartedly about this story. As she is stronger than I, her advice for me is to move on and don’t have to feel bad about it as I have done more than being just a friend. If she don't appreciate, that is her loss, not mine.

Of course it hurts but as compared to another betrayal that happened 10 years ago. This time round, I am much stronger. I no longer cry over such matter anymore. Maybe it was a sign to tell me that I am exhausted from this friendship.

I have taken on a new perspective on friendship. Whatever it is, I am glad that I shared my true feeling with my aunt.

It sure feels good to let it out. I felt free of this burden and from now onwards, I will just put this whole saga out of my life once and for all.

Now let me share this wonderful bite size Banana Chocolate Bites that is deliciously soft and moist.


It is a recipe that I had done before but this time round, I incorporated Banana into it.

I'm submitting this post to Aspiring Bakers #5 Fruity March hosted by Jess from Bakericious.

What you need:

4 ripe med banana, mashed
260g plain flour
75g cocoa powder
1 tsp baking soda
200g castor sugar
2 large eggs
226g mayonnaise
2 tsp vanilla
1 1/3 cup boiling water


Preheat oven to 180 degree celcius. Line muffin trays.

Sift flour, cocoa powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Combine sugar and eggs and beat until light and fluffy.

Beat in the mayonnaise, banana puree and vanilla.

Beat in half the flour mixture until combined.

Add half of the boiling water and beat till batter is smooth.

Add remaining flour and beat till combined.

Beat in the remaining water.

Divide batter and bake for 18 – 22 mins.

Cool and frost with buttercream.
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  1. wow i see chunky bananas in there, looks really delicious :)

  2. CONGRATS to your son! (: edith, im sure you must be extremely happy!
    i love the choc banana muffins. you know the choc mayo muffin is on my MUST BAKE list!! i tried yours the other time and is so good!! now that i've got lots of bananas, good time to do it! (: esp i saw those bananas in the pic! finger licking good!

  3. Edith, when I saw the photo of this banana chocolate bites that you have email me, I really feel like biting it, looks so tempting! Thanks for the Aspiring Bakers #5 submission, pls assist to mention this in your post. Thanks


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