Tuesday, July 15, 2008

Banana Bars

2/3 C. Sugar
1/2 C. Sour Cream
2 T. Butter, softened
2 egg whites
3/4 C. mashed banana (about 2 normal sized)
1 C. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. vanilla

Heat oven to 375°F . Spray 9x9" pan. Beat sugar, sour cream, butter, and egg whites in large bowl 1 minute on low speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in bananas and vanilla on low speed 30 seconds. Beat in flour, salt, and baking soda 1 min. Spread in pan. Bake 20-25 minutes til light brown.

I like to frost them while they are still fairly warm. That way the frosting seeps in to the bars. (Adding to the density).

1 1/4 C. powdered sugar
1 1/2 T. butter, softened
1 tsp. vanilla
1-2 T. sour cream
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mel said...

I tried these today. If I make them again, I'd make them in a 9x13" pan. They were just a little too thick for my taste.

Jen said...

these are GOOD! My new favorite way to eat ripe bananas. Thanks Amy!

Erika Sullivan said...

I tried these today too, after being tired of making banana bread with my ripe bananas. I was looking for something new. These are really good! I'm so glad I had all the ingredients on hand!