Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Banana Bars with Brown Sugar Frosting

photo from kuki's kookbook blog

 These were good the first day, better the second, and divine the third.  They were like Pringles, once you pop one you just can't stop!

Banana Bars with Brown Sugar Frosting
From kuki's kookbook blog
·                     1 stick butter, at room temperature
·                     2 cups sugar
·                     2 eggs
·                     1 1/2 cups mashed bananas
·                     1 teaspoon vanilla
·                     2 cups flour
·                     1 teaspoon baking soda
·                     1/2 teaspoon salt
preheat oven to 350 degrees. cream together butter, sugar, eggs, banana and vanilla until light and creamy. add flour, soda and salt. pour into an 11x13 inch jelly roll pan. bake for 25-30 minutes or until cake bounces back when pressed on. cool completely and then top with frosting.

brown sugar frosting:
·                     1 stick butter, softened
·                     8oz cream cheese, softened
·                     1/2 cup brown sugar
·                     2 cups powdered sugar
·                     2 teaspoons vanilla
·                     1/4 teaspoon salt
·                     milk, if needed
in a medium bowl with an electric mixer, whip all ingredients together until light and fluffy. if frosting is too thick, add milk, 1 tablespoon at a time, until you reach the desired consistency.


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