A few weeks ago, while staring down some ripe bananas, I got a hankering for a banana cupcake with a cooked white icing that a friend used to make.
I searched high and low and could not locate that recipe anywhere. I lost touch with the woman who gave me the recipe about 25 years ago, so there was no way I could follow up and get it again.
I was disappointed but not dissuaded.
I decided to try and recreate the recipe. In that respect, I would have to say I failed. My cupcakes taste nothing like my friend's, but they are delicious.