Thursday, July 12, 2007

Sour Cream Banana Bars

Have some ripe bananas and don't want to just make plain banana bread? Try this yummy banana cake that is moist and not too sweet (but just sweet enough!). I got this recipe from my friend Beth Raber in Florida.

Sour Cream Banana Bars

1 1/2 c. sugar
1 c. sour cream
1/2 c. margarine/butter
2 eggs
1 1/2 c. mashed banana (about 3 bananas)

Cream together first 4 ingredients for 1 minute. Add mashed bananas. Mix well for 30 seconds.

2 tsp vanilla
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
2 c. flour

Mix well for 1 minute. Pour into greased jelly roll pan. Bake @ 375 for 20-25 min. Cool and top with Brown Butter Frosting.

Brown Butter Frosting
1/4 c. butter, brown slowly.
2 c. powdered sugar,
1 tsp vanilla
3 Tblsp. Milk

Mix until smooth. Pour on cake.

1 comment:

Carol said...

Wow, this recipe sounds good Heather. They seem like they'd be moist and tasty. And the frosting sounds heavenly. I've been wondering what to do with all my ripe bananas. Can't wait to try it. Thanks for posting . . . .