Roasted Banana Bars with Brown Butter Cream Cheese Frosting

  • Servings: 12
  • Cooking time: 00:00
  • Prep time: 00:00

Ingredients:

Roasted Bananas:
2 cups sliced ripe banana (about 3 medium bananas)
1/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
1 tablespoon cold unsalted butter, cut into four pieces
Bars:
9 oz (about 2 1/4 cups) cake flour
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup buttermilk, at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 large eggs, at room temperature
Frosting:
1/4 cup (4 tablespoons) unsalted butter
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1/3 cup (3 oz) cream cheese (reduced fat is fine), at room temperature
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
whole pecans, to garnish