Banana Bars with Brown Butter Frosting
Author: Nikki
These bars are so soft and delicious! The perfect way to use up some ripe bananas!
  • 1½ cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 3-4 ripe bananas
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • ¾ teaspoon salt
Brown Butter Frosting
  • ½ cup butter
  • 4 cups powdered sugar
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla
  • 3 Tablespoon milk, more if needed to reach desired consistency
  1. Heat oven to 375 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour 15 by 10 inch jelly roll pan.
  3. In a large bowl, beat togehter sugar, sour cream, butter and eggs until creamy. Blend in bananas and vanilla. Add flour, baking soda, salt and mix until well combined. Spread batter evenly into pan. Bake 20 to 25 minutes or until golden brown.
  1. Make while cake is baking. Heat butter in large saucepan over medium heat until boiling. Let the butter turn a delicagte brown and remove from heat immediately. Add powder sugar, vanilla,and milk. Whisk togehter until smooth, (it should be thicker than a glaze but thinner than frosting.) Using spatula, spread the frosting over the warm bars.
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