Sour Cream-Banana Bars
Posted by: Jerseygirl Wed, 5 May 2004, at 9:17 a.m.
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup dairy sour cream
1/2 cup margarine or butter, softened
1 1/2 cups mashed bananas (about 3 large)
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 tsp salt
1 tsp baking soda
1/2 cup chopped nuts
Browned Butter Frosting (below)
Heat oven to 375 degrees. Grease and flour jelly roll pan, 15 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 1
inch. Mix sugar, sour cream, margarine and eggs in large mixer bowl on low
speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 1 minute. Beat in bananas
and vanilla on low speed 30 seconds. Beat in flour, salt and baking soda on
medium speed, scraping bowl occasionally, 1 minute. Stir in nuts. Spread dough
in pan. Bake until light brown, 20 to 25 minutes.
Cool; frost with Browned Butter Frosting. Cut into bars, about 2 x 1 1/2 inches.
Browned Butter Frosting
Heat 1/4 cup margarine or butter over medium heat until delicate brown; remove
from heat. Mix in 2 cups powdered sugar. Beat in 1 teaspoon vanilla and 3
tablespoons milk until smooth and of spreading
Yield 4 dozen bars.