banana oatmeal cake, southernkisssed.com

  • ¾ c all-purpose flour 
  • 1 and one-third cup rolled oats 
  • 1 tsp. baking soda 
  • ½ tsp. salt 
  • ½ cup unsalted butter, softened 
  • 2/3 c light brown sugar 
  • 2 large eggs, room temperature 
  • 1 c ripe mashed bananas 
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract 
  • ¾ crolled oats 
  • 1/3 c cup light brown sugar 
  • 2 tbsp. butter, melted and cooled 
  • ½ tsp. cinnamon 
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare an 8 x 8 baking pan.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine the flour, oats, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar on medium speed of an electric mixer for approximately 3 minutes. Add eggs one at a time until well combined. Add bananas and vanilla.
  4.  Add the flour mixture, beating until well combined. Pour into prepared pan and set aside.
  5. For the topping, in a medium bowl combine the rolled oats, brown sugar, melted butter, and cinnamon together until crumbly. Generously sprinkle the cake with the topping mixture.
  6. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes or until a cake tester inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Cool for 20 to 30 minutes.

banana bread brownies from 12tomatoes.com

2 eggs
3 bananas, mashed
1 ½ cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
2 cups flour
2 teaspoons vanilla
1 teaspoon baking soda
¾ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon cinnamon
½ cup chopped walnuts (optional)

For frosting:

½ cup (1 stick) butter, melted
3 cups powdered sugar
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
⅓ cup milk

 

  • Preheat oven to 375°F and grease a 9×13-inch baking dish or line with parchment paper.
  • Mash bananas until just smooth. Add cinnamon and stir until well blended.
  • In a large bowl, beat sugar, butter, sour cream, and eggs until creamy. Add vanilla extract and mashed bananas.
  • In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking soda, and salt. Slowly add dry ingredients to wet in 3 small batches. Optional: fold in chopped walnuts.
  • Pour batter into baking dish, spreading evenly, and bake for 20-25 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean. Remove from oven to cool slightly.
  • In large sauce pan, melt butter until just golden brown in color.
  • Whisk in powdered sugar one cup at a time, followed by vanilla and milk.
  • Once mixture has come together and thickened, pour warm frosting over top of banana brownies, using a spatula to spread evenly over the top. Cool completely before cutting into squares to serve.

 

Banana Chocolate Nut Bread from Fanny Farmer

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3 ripe bananas, well mashed
2 eggs, well beaten
2 cups flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup nut meats, coarsely chopped (I prefer walnuts)
1/2 – 1 c. chocolate chips

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a loaf pan. Mix in a bowl 3 ripe bananas, well mashed, and 2 eggs, beaten until light. Sift together 2 cups flour, 3/4 cup sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, and 1 teaspoon baking soda. Add to the first mixture. stir until mixed. Add 1/2 cup chopped nut meats and chocolate chips. Stir well.

Put in a buttered loaf pan 9 by 5 inches. Bake 1 hour at 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Remove from pan to a rack. Serve still warm or cooled, as you like it.