Lindsay Ann Bakes: Deep Dish Brownie Banana Split For Two

Monday, August 19, 2013

Deep Dish Brownie Banana Split For Two

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This twist on the classic banana split, is the perfect end to a romantic dinner for two, a special occasion treat, or a simple summer indulgence. A rich, fudgy brownie is baked, deep-dish style and served warm, topped with fresh, ripe bananas, cool, creamy ice cream, and sweet, saucy toppings! You can also double the recipe and make a larger batch for the whole family.


It is so simple to throw together and really takes a classic ice cream dessert to the next level!!


After your deep-dish brownie has baked, layer sliced fresh banana over the top.


Add some vanilla ice cream....


...and layer on the toppings!


Serve warm and dig in!

 

Deep Dish Brownie Banana Split For Two 
*For a larger batch, double recipe and bake in a 8x8 inch pan or larger casserole dish for about 35 minutes.

Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons butter, melted 
  • 3/4 cup (150g) granulated white sugar
  • 5 tablespoons (25g) unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/4 cup (30g) all-purpose flour, weighed or spooned and leveled
  • 1 large banana
  • 2 large scoops of vanilla ice cream
  • toppings of choice: chocolate & strawberry sauce, whipped cream, sprinkles, cherries

Directions
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Stir together melted butter, sugar, cocoa, and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Mix in the vanilla and egg until batter becomes thick, smooth and shiny. Stir in flour until just incorporated. Spread batter into a small casserole dish or a 8x4-inch loaf pan.

Bake for about 35-45 minutes, or until an inserted toothpick comes out with a few moist crumbs sticking to it. Do not over bake. Cool brownies completely in the dish on a cooling rack.

Place banana slices over the top of the brownie. Add ice cream and toppings. Serve warm.



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