Introduction: White Chocolate Banana Brownies

I recently got this recipe from Back For Second's blog, and I wanted to share it here on Instructables.

These yummy little squares taste a bit like banana bread, but have a sweet, rich flavor from the white chocolate.

Step 1: Gather Your Ingredients

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  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter

  • 4 oz white chocolate

  • 1/4 teaspoon of salt

  • 1 egg

  • 120 grams of flour

  • 2 medium ripe bananas

  • 1/2 cup white sugar

  • 1 tsp anilla extract

Also, preheat your oven to 350 degrees fahrenheit.

Step 2: Melt It!

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Put the butter and chocolate in a medium sized metal bowl and heat over low or medium low heat until melted.

If you are a bit squeamish about putting a metal mixing bowl on your stove, don't worry! You can easily melt this in your microwave using a glass bowl in 30 second bursts.

Step 3: Mash and Mix

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In a smaller mixing bowl, mash the bananas using a wooden spoon or potato masher.

Add the sugar to the melted butter and chocolate, stirring thoroughly.

Add the mashed bananas to the butter/sugar/chocolate mixture.

Stir in the egg,

and the salt,

and the vanilla extract.

Finally, add the flour and mix completely.

Step 4: Pan Up and Bake

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Move this mixture to an 8 inch square pan that you have pre-lubed with baking spray.

Park it in your 350 degree oven for 15-20 minutes, or until a toothpick comes out (mostly) clean.

Cool for 15 minutes.

Step 5: Cut and Serve

To cut these brownies (bananies?) i inverted the pan over a plate (Running a knife around the perimeter will help this). Then, cut into 16 lovely little cubes.

If you were going to garnish these, a bit of powdered sugar compliments the pale yellow color quite nicely!

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Comments

akordich made it! (author)2015-01-23

very good

JonathanMalott (author)akordich2015-01-26

Thank you!!

sasami1014 (author)2015-03-23

I made these brownies and they where a huge hit with my family!!! nom nom nom!!!

DeniseB2 (author)2015-02-08

Since I come from a country that uses different measures for ingredients, I have calculated the approximate differences. You may want to add or extract a bit from the numbers. :)

50g butter

100g white chocolate

1/4 tsp salt (if you use salted butter, forget this ingredient)

1 egg

120g flour

2 ripe bananas

60g sugger

1 tsp vanilia extract

preheat oven to 175 degrees celsius.

I hope it helps! :)

JesterPoet made it! (author)2015-02-07

Made these for our game of Twilight Imperium tomorrow. Rock on! Not enough banana treats out there if you ask me.

Yummy! Thank you so much!

rvt1985 made it! (author)2015-02-02

Amazing! Awesome because the taste of the bananas and white chocolate stay very distinct. I cut the sugar by 25%. Thank you for sharing.

JonathanMalott (author)rvt19852015-02-02

Thank you very much!

mihirjain (author)2015-01-21

Hello... Any replacement for egg?

dsantil71 (author)mihirjain2015-01-27

If ur trying to limit the fat & cholesterol from the eggs, you can omit the egg yolk & use 2 egg whites instead. Applesauce is a 1 for 1 substitute for fats such as butter, margarine & lard.

JonathanMalott (author)mihirjain2015-01-21

You might get away with using 1/4 cup of apple sauce... If you try it let me know how it turns out!

dcollin (author)2015-01-22

I think cocoa would fit better than powdered sugar for decoration...
I'd also suggest trying some additional melted white chocolate, when the whole has gotten cold...

dsantil71 (author)dcollin2015-01-27

I like the cocoa idea a lot!!

pawarana (author)2015-01-20

white chocolate does not exist

dsantil71 (author)pawarana2015-01-27

Ditto

JonathanMalott (author)pawarana2015-01-20

true, but everyone knows what it is.

dsantil71 (author)JonathanMalott2015-01-27

Ditto

dsantil71 (author)2015-01-27

You meant vanilla extract not something else like almond right? 120 grams equals 4 ozs or 1/2 cup right? Just making sure.

toby-wan-kenobe (author)2015-01-26

These look really good and i will give them a try. It is slightky vexing that you have used 3 different units of measurement, g, oz and cups. Any chance you could make this more consistant and just use one eg g. Thanks.

I see how that could be confusing. I usually only use grams and cups, but the chocolate bar was exactly 4 ounces.

Kaibosh (author)2015-01-21

I have not stopped salivating since clicking on the link. I never really think of Instructables for recipes, but am definitely glad that you posted this!

Chain N Sprocket (author)2015-01-20

This I've got to try.

mmashup (author)2015-01-20

ooo I bet a bit of dark chocolate or banana drizzle over the top and some walnuts would be amazing..

JonathanMalott (author)mmashup2015-01-20

That would be delicious, and make it look cool!

punkgirl (author)2015-01-18

Great little recipe, I think I'll give this a go in the coming days as I have just been inundated with bananas! One thing though, you forgot to add the flour in your write up. Otherwise great instructions :)

JonathanMalott (author)punkgirl2015-01-18

thanks for catching that! I just fixed it :)

tim_n (author)2015-01-18

You should use a bain marie (saucepan of hot water with bowl over the top). This helps regulate the heat gently & not burn choc when meeting it.

mountainmasha (author)2015-01-17

These sound amazing. Do they have a similar consistency to traditional chocolate brownies?

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