BANANA BARS W/BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING

Banana Bars W/browned Butter Frosting Recipe

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Marti Baxter

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@ctykty

Usually we make banana bread with over-ripe bananas, but this is a great alternative and every bit as delicious - with a whole new taste!

Rating:
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Serves:
24
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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1 1/2 c
sugar
1 c
sour cream
1/2 c
butter, softened
2
eggs
3 or 4
ripe bananas, mashed
2 tsp
vanilla
2 c
flour
1 tsp
baking soda
3/4 tsp
sea salt
1/2 c
chopped walnuts (optional)

FROSTING INGREDIENTS

1/2 c
butter
4 c
powdered sugar
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
milk or half and half

How to Make BANANA BARS W/BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING

Step-by-Step

  • 1Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease & flour 15" X 10" baking pan with edges.
  • 2Beat together sugar, sour cream, butter and eggs until creamy. Blend in vanilla and bananas.
  • 3Add flour, baking soda & salt. Blend for 1 minute. Stir in chopped walnuts if desired.
  • 4Spread evenly in prepared pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes, or until golden brown. Remove from oven, cool slightly, and then frost with Browned Butter Frosting (which follows)
  • 5BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING directions:
  • 6Heat butter in large skillet over medium heat until bubbling, turn heat down to simmer and let butter continue bubbling until it turns a delicate brown. Remove from heat immediately
  • 7Add powdered sugar, vanilla and milk. Whisk together until smooth (it should be thicker than a glaze, but thinner than frosting).
  • 8Using a spatula, spread frosting over warm bars. Cool and cut to serve. Leftovers may be stored in covered container in refrigerator for up to a week.

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About BANANA BARS W/BROWNED BUTTER FROSTING

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #nuts, #sugar, #bananas, #dairy




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