Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Banana Cake with browned butter frosting

Banana Cake

1-1/2 cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
1/2 cup butter, softened
2 eggs
1-3/4 cups ripe bananas, mashed (3 or 4 bananas)
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 teaspoon salt

  Heat oven to 375 degrees (350 degrees, if using a dark pan) Grease and flour a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan. 

Beat first 4 ingredients until creamy. Blend in bananas and vanilla for one minute. Add dry ingredients and blend one minute. Spread in prepared pan. Bake 20-24 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and then frost with browned butter frosting.

Browned Butter Frosting

1/2 cup butter
4 cups powdered sugar
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
3 Tablespoons milk

DIRECTIONS:  Heat butter in a saucepan over medium heat. Heat past the melting point until it's boiling, and a delicate brown. Remove from heat and immediately add remaining ingredients. Stir until well combined. Pour and spread over cooled cake. Serve and enjoy! 

"Texas Trash" Dip

1 pkg cream cheese, softened
2 cans refried beans
1 C sour cream
1 pkg taco seasoning
2 C shredded cheddar cheese
2 C shredded mexican blend cheese with jalapenos

Mix cream cheese, sour cream, taco seasoning.
Then add beans and 2 C cheese.
Spread in casserole dish.
Top with remaining cheese.

Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 min.
{So delish!}
Creamy and by adding the cheese with jalapenos
it adds just a touch of heat.