Nutty Blondie Gone Bananas

by Joanne on February 22, 2015

This recipe is not your typical blonde brownie recipe.  See for yourself. Lots of nuts with a banana twist.

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Makes 1, 13 x 9 pan – cut into small squares

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Ingredients with the directions along the way…the easy way to do it.

Preheat oven to 350 F.   Spray a 13 x 9 baking pan with non-stick spray.

Cream the following 5 ingredients in a standing mixer for 4 – 5 minutes.  Scraping down sides 1/2 way:

  • 1/2 stick butter, room temperature
  • 3 oz Almond paste
  • 2 bananas, over ripe preferred
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • Add 2 eggs 1 at a time
  • Add 1 tsp almond extract (or vanilla if you prefer)

Continue beating for 1 minute.

Blend together the following 3 ingredients

  • 2 1/4 cup all purpose flour
  • 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp salt

Gradually mix the flour mixture into the creamed mixture only until incorporated.

  • Stir in 2 cups of chopped pecans.

Pour into the prepared baking pan and into the oven at 350 deg. for 35 minutes.

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Now enjoy with all the passion you have when eating delicious Nutty, a little Fruity, Blondies!

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Nutty Blondie Gone Bananas
 
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Not your average blonde brownie. Rich with almond paste and an abundance of nuts. Great with a cup of tea.
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Recipe type: Dessert
Serves: 24
Ingredients
  • •1/2 stick butter, room temperature
  • •3 oz Almond paste
  • •2 bananas, over ripe preferred
  • •3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • •3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • •2 eggs 1 at a time
  • •1 tsp almond extract (or vanilla if you prefer)
  • •2¼ cup all purpose flour
  • •1½ tsp baking powder
  • •1½ tsp salt
  • •2 cups of chopped pecans.
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 F. Spray a 13 x 9 baking pan with non-stick spray.
  2. Cream the first 5 ingredients in a standing mixer for 4 – 5 minutes.
  3. Scraping down sides ½ way.
  4. Add the eggs and the almond/vanilla extract and continue beating for 1 minute.
  5. Blend together the next 3 dry ingredients
  6. Gradually mix the flour mixture into the creamed mixture only until incorporated. Stir in the nuts.
  7. Pour into the prepared baking pan and into the oven at 350 deg. for 35 minutes.

Joanne

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