BANANA PUDDING BROWNIES

  


Ingredients:


1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, melted & cooled

1¾ cups granulated sugar

3 large eggs

2½ cups all-purpose flour

1 tsp baking powder

½ tsp baking soda & salt

1 cup mashed overripe bananas

1 can (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk

1 tub (8 oz.) whipped cream (for topping)

Optional Enhancements:

Dark chocolate chips, ½ cup sour cream, and chopped nuts or extra chocolate chips.


Instructions:


Set the Stage: Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease and flour a 9x13-inch baking pan.

Blend: Mix cooled butter and sugar until fluffy.

Eggs: Add eggs one by one, mixing after each.

Bananas: Incorporate mashed bananas for flavor.

Combine: Sift dry ingredients in a separate bowl. Gradually merge with the wet mix.

The Secret: Blend in sweetened condensed milk.

Pour & Smooth: Transfer batter into the pan, ensuring an even spread.

Bake: 30-35 minutes or until a toothpick emerges clean. Cool completely.

Top It Off: Layer with whipped cream for a cloud-like finish.

Baking Tips:


Ripe Bananas: Opt for the ripest for enhanced sweetness.

Consistent Mixing: Gentle stirring prevents toughness.

Pan Prep: Ensure easy brownie release with a well-prepped pan.

Whipped Cream Contrast: Use fluffy whipped cream to counterbalance the dense brownies.

Storage Savvy: Stays fresh, making them a prime make-ahead choice.

Indulge, savor, and share the Banana Bliss! Happy baking! 🍌🍫