What a beautiful Saturday morning we had with perfect conditions for the Balloon Fiesta! Unfortunately that was the last glimpse of summer, which pretty much ended around 10 am. But to be honest, the rain and lower temperatures are very welcomed. It also means that it is now comfortable to heat up my oven! And since the heat has been causing my bananas to ripen very fast, it only makes sense to make up some Banana Blondies. Here is what you’ll need:
What I like the most about this recipe, is that you can make it using one bowl. And in that bowl, the first thing you’ll do is mash up the banana.
Next, add the brown sugar, salt, and vanilla. Combine very well.
Next add the egg and beat as much as possible. Ideally, you should beat the egg in a separate bowl. However, I didn’t feel like washing more than I have to, so I stuck to the one bowl baking ideology on this one.
Next, mix in the flour.
Last, melt the butter and slowly add it in to the batter.
As soon as you can, pour it into a square pan. Mine isn’t square, but it’s all I had, so use your imagination.
Heat your oven to 180 C / 350 F and bake for ~25 minutes.
And there you have it! Banana Blondies!
If you’ve got ripe bananas that need to be consumed, forget about banana bread and try these treats. They were soft, had a slight caramel flavour, and melted in my mouth. My only suggestion is that they weren’t very thick, so I’d probably double up the recipe next time. You can also use coconut oil instead of butter to make these dairy free if you’d like. I truly hope you get the chance to make a batch of these as the weather cools a bit. Remember your umbrella this week, thanks for reading, and Happy Eating!
- 1 ripe banana
- 2/3 cup light brown sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 beaten egg
- 1 cup flour
- 1/2 cup melted butter