Milk Bar’s Birthday Layer Cake

Milk Bar’s Birthday Layer Cake

First thing’s first: I love Milk Bar and Christina Tosi. The last time I went to New York City, I was there for three days and went to Milk Bar five times. I own the Momofuku Milk Bar cookbook, spazzed out when Christina joined MasterChef, and went to the Twist pop-up in town.

My boyfriend’s birthday was last week, and I decided to finally redeem myself from the first time I attempted to make this cake (it sucked) and try to make my favorite birthday cake for a second time. BOYYYYYYYYYY, I think I came pretty close. (Keep reading to see how I made it!)

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Lemon blueberry muffins

Lemon blueberry muffins

I make more than muffins I swear, but I’ve been on a muffin kick lately so sorry not sorry. After baking those banana bread chocolate chips muffins, I was craving blueberry muffins  — my fav btw. I was in the mood for something quick and easy that didn’t demand I sift flour or make a crumble topping.  I also had a lemon lying around, so I thought I’d make use of the zest and bake some lemon blueberry muffins. So I searched online and found this recipe from Food.com.

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Banana bread chocolate chip muffins

Banana bread chocolate chip muffins

So I woke up this morning with the intention of going to the gym, but that never happened haha. I ended up checking Instagram in bed and finally decided on using the two super ripe bananas I had lying around to make the easiest banana bread muffins that I meant to make earlier this week with bananas that have seen better days. (TL;DR: I put them in the fridge, left them there for too long, and they turned into banana mush. Yeah, I know. Sorry, Dad.)

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