These easy Banana Blondies with Caramel Frosting are going to be your new best friend! A deliciously moist banana base topped with a sweet and creamy caramel frosting. YUM!

Banana Blondies with Caramel Frosting

These easy Banana Blondies with Caramel Frosting are going to be your new best friend! A deliciously moist banana base topped with a sweet and creamy caramel frosting. YUM!
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Course: sweet
Cuisine: slices and bars
Keyword: banana blondies with caramel frosting
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 16 pieces
Calories: 345kcal

Equipment

  • Microwave or Thermomix
  • Beaters or a stand-mixer or Thermomix
  • Oven

Ingredients

For the banana blondies:

  • 115 g salted butter melted
  • 1 cup (200g) brown sugar lightly packed
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 120 g bananas mashed (approx 1.5 bananas)
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup (150g) plain flour

For the caramel frosting:

  • 60 g butter melted
  • 1/2 cup (100g) brown sugar
  • 2 tbs milk
  • 2 cups (300g) icing sugar mixture

Instructions

Conventional Method

  • Preheat oven to 175 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 20cm X 20cm square cake tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Beat the melted butter and brown sugar together until well combined. 
  • Add the vanilla extract, mashed bananas and egg and beat until combined. 
  • Add the plain flour and stir through until combined. 
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through. 
  • Allow to cool in the pan. 
  • To make the caramel frosting, melt the butter in a microwave-safe bowl on medium power (alternatively, you can use a saucepan). 
  • Add the brown sugar and milk and stir together. Place back into the microwave for 2-3 30 second bursts or until slightly thickened. Allow to cool slightly for a few minutes. 
  • Sift the icing sugar mixture over the top of the mixture and mix together with a whisk. 
  • Spread the caramel frosting over the top of the blondies and allow to cool completely. 

Thermomix Method

  • Preheat oven to 175 degrees celsius (fan-forced). Grease and line a 20cm X 20cm square cake tin with baking paper and set aside. 
  • Place the butter (chopped) into the Thermomix bowl. Melt on Speed 2, 80 degrees, 3 minutes (or until melted). 
  • Add the brown sugar, vanilla extract, mashed bananas and egg and mix on Speed 4, 10 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl. 
  • Add the plain flour and mix on Speed 4, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and mix for a further 5 seconds. 
  • Pour the mixture into the prepared tin and bake for 25-30 minutes or until cooked through. Allow to cool in the pan. 
  • To make the caramel frosting, place the butter, brown sugar and milk into the Thermomix bowl. Melt on Speed 2, 60 degrees, 3 minutes (or until slightly thickened. Allow to cool slightly. 
  • Sift the icing sugar mixture into the bowl and mix on Speed 5, 5 seconds. Scrape down the sides of the bowl and repeat for a further 5 seconds. 
  • Spread the caramel frosting over the top of the blondies and allow to cool completely. 

Nutrition

Calories: 345kcal | Carbohydrates: 64g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 34mg | Sodium: 90mg | Potassium: 78mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 52g | Vitamin A: 295IU | Vitamin C: 0.7mg | Calcium: 27mg | Iron: 0.9mg