Banana Toffee Bars W/ Browned Butter Icing

"These are rich and melt in your mouth - very much like a banana cake. Toffee and banana go so well together. I think these would also be good using almond extract. These are fabulous for a coffee break, dessert or a sinful breakfast. You can use any brand of toffee pieces such as Skor or Heath, just make sure they are not chocolate covered. ***NOTE: I wrote out the amounts for the sugar in the bars and the butter in the icing because Food.com wasn't recognizing "1/3". Hence, these amounts are not included in the nutritional value***"
 
Banana Toffee Bars W/ Browned Butter Icing created by Nanners
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  • For the Bars.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 15x10x1-inch baking pan.
  • Beat the butter in an electric mixer on medium to high speed about 30 seconds. Beat in the sugar until fluffy - about 1 minute, scraping bowl as needed.
  • Beat in the egg, mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla until very well combined.
  • In a medium bowl, sift together flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Add dry mixture to wet and mix together, scraping bowl as needed until well combined. Stir in 3/4 C toffee pieces.
  • Pour the batter into the prepared baking pan, spreading evenly. Bake for 22-25 minutes (at 350) or until a wooden toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean. Let cool 20-30 minutes before icing.
  • For the Icing.
  • In a small saucepan heat one-third cup butter over low heat until melted. Continue heating until the butter turns a light brown. This may take a few minutes. Remove from heat; pour into a medium bowl.
  • Add 2 1/2 cups sifted powdered sugar, 1 t. vanilla and 1 T. milk. Beat with an electric mixer on low speed until combined. Beat on medium to high speed, adding enough milk to make frosting of spreading consistency. I usually add 2 more tablespoons milk.
  • Use icing immediately.
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  1. jorgydee
    Excellent bar cake, made to have with afternoon coffee with fave aunt. Was a hit. I toasted my almonds.
     
  2. Nanners
    Banana Toffee Bars W/ Browned Butter Icing Created by Nanners
  3. Nanners
    Banana Toffee Bars W/ Browned Butter Icing Created by Nanners
  4. Nanners
    Banana Toffee Bars W/ Browned Butter Icing Created by Nanners
  5. Nanners
    These are rich and melt in your mouth - very much like a banana cake. Toffee and banana go so well together. I think these would also be good using almond extract. These are fabulous for a coffee break, dessert or a sinful breakfast. You can use any brand of toffee pieces such as Skor or Heath, just make sure they are not chocolate covered. ***NOTE: I wrote out the amounts for the sugar in the bars and the butter in the icing because Food.com wasn't recognizing "1/3". Hence, these amounts are not included in the nutritional value***
     
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