Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake

Sheet cake is an old-school dessert that fits right in with the holidays. This recipe will bring you back to simpler times, when people didn’t need a million types of flour and butter substitutes just to make a simple dessert.

Brown Butter Banana Chocolate Chip Sheet Cake is an easy banana bread coffee cake that will be a hit with your family and friends. It has a sweet, buttery taste with chocolate chips and bananas in every bite.

LOVEBUGS, HAPPY FRIDAY. And believe me when I say this brown butter banana chocolate chip sheet cake with cream cheese icing is going to make things a whole lot better. Try saying it 10 times quickly; we’re not sure we can.

We can surely eat 10 slices of pizza.

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Before you create this delectable sheet cake, let me tell you that this banana cake recipe will make everyone go bananas, as in B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Sofi baked this cake for a bridal shower, and it was so popular that it was requested as a wedding cake…seriously.

I’m not sure what more to say to persuade you to try this wonderful brown butter banana cake.

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Brown Butter and Its Applications

You’ve arrived to the correct location.

Brown butter is one of our favorite ingredients, as seen by our brown butter snickerdoodles, brown butter banana bread, brown butter pecan biscuits, brown butter nutella cookie bars, brown butter sage spaghetti, brown butter maple chess pie, brown butter brownie ice cream, and so on.

And, as you can see, it’s suitable for a wide range of dishes. It’s delicious in both savory and sweet meals, and it’s pretty much our absolute favorite thing on the planet.

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Who doesn’t like brown butter, right? Its nutty, toasty taste adds depth to any baked product.

In this brown butter banana chocolate chip sheet cake, it’s just right. Drooling over this nutty, delicate, delicious cake sprinkled with chocolate chips. Let’s not even talk about the cream cheese icing.

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How to create the most moist banana bread you’ve ever tasted

Over the years, I’ve discovered that a mix of mashed banana, butter, and greek yogurt produces the most soft and delicious banana bread that melts in your mouth. We added brown butter for flavor, greek yogurt to make it moist, and 5 bananas since it’s a banana cake, and we wanted the banana taste to shine through despite all the other delights.

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Suggestions for keeping banana bread moist

Use overripe bananas—A sweet, moist, fragrant loaf of banana bread requires very ripe, even brown, bananas. If your bananas aren’t quite ripe but you still want to create a loaf, poke them a few times with a fork and bake them for 10 minutes until golden. Before adding the bananas to the batter, let them cool fully.

Use non-fat greek yogurt—the acidity of greek yogurt is one of our favorites! It will aid in the rising of the bread by activating the baking soda, as well as keeping it moist and imparting a tangy taste.

Use room temperature ingredients—if you use an egg straight from the fridge, this banana sheet cake won’t come out as well. Before adding the ingredients to the batter, make sure they’re all at room temperature.

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That’s all for today, my sweethearts! We’re leaving for New York City and need to finish packing! Please tell us we’re not the only ones who put off packing till the last possible moment?

And we’ll be eating this brown butter banana chocolate chip sheet cake allllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllllll

Enjoy!

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  • Sofi is the author of this piece.
  • 15-minute prep time
  • Time to prepare: 45 minutes
  • 1 hour total time
  • 1 9 x 13 inch sheet pan yields 1x
  • Sheet cake is a kind of cake.
  • Baked method
  • American cuisine
  • Sofi is the author of this piece.
  • 15-minute prep time
  • Time to prepare: 45 minutes
  • 1 hour total time
  • 1 9 x 13 inch sheet pan yields 1x
  • Sheet cake is a kind of cake.
  • Baked method
  • American cuisine

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  • Sofi is the author of this piece.
  • 15-minute prep time
  • Time to prepare: 45 minutes
  • 1 hour total time
  • 1 9 x 13 inch sheet pan yields 1x
  • Sheet cake is a kind of cake.
  • Baked method
  • American cuisine

Ingredients

  • 5 bananas that are exceptionally ripe (even brown), mashed
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter (1 1/2 sticks), melted and browned
  • 3 room-temperature eggs
  • 9 oz. greek yogurt (nonfat)
  • 3 teaspoons extract de vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour (all-purpose)
  • 2 teaspoon bicarbonate of soda
  • 2 tbs granulated sugar + 1 cup
  • a half teaspoon of salt
  • 2 cups chocolate chips, mini

icing made with cream cheese

  • 4 oz. room temperature cream cheese
  • room temperature 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • a third of a cup of powdered sugar
  • vanilla extract (two tablespoons)
  • a half teaspoon of salt
  • 1–2 tablespoons milk (whole)
  • walnuts, finely chopped (optional)

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Grease and flour a 9 x 13″ sheet pan or line it with parchment paper. Remove from the equation.
  2. Brown the butter in a medium sauce pan over medium heat, whisking continually until it foams and browns. Keep an eye on it and make sure it doesn’t boil! When it begins to smell toasted and nutty and takes on a golden colour, it’s done.
  3. Incorporate the mashed bananas and brown butter in a large mixing basin and toss to combine. Combine the eggs, Greek yogurt, and vanilla extract in a mixing bowl. Remove from the equation. Combine the flour, baking soda, salt, and sugar in a separate basin. Combine the dry and wet ingredients in a mixing bowl. Stir in the chocolate chunks until they are completely mixed.
  4. Bake for approximately 40 minutes, or until a knife inserted in the middle comes out clean and the cake bounces back to the touch. Allow for thorough cooling before icing.

for the cream cheese icing

  1. Lightly whip the softened cream cheese, butter, powdered sugar, vanilla, and salt in a stand mixer equipped with the paddle attachment until light and fluffy. To keep the frosting light, add milk as needed.
  2. When the cake has cooled, frost it and sprinkle walnuts on top. Enjoy!

Baked bananas, brown butter, cream cheese, and cream cheese icing are just a few of the ingredients in this recipe.

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This is a moist banana cake that has been infused with sweet brown butter and topped off with a chocolate drizzle. Reference: broma bakery banana cake.

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