Frosted Banana Bars

It seems I always have bananas in my kitchen.
I like to peel & eat this funny yellow fruit, as long as they are still green.
Speckled Yellow bananas . . . yuck!
My sweet half much prefers his favorite Banana Bread.
I  prefer CAKE.
It’s moist & delish!
My sweet half even ate it!

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Frosted Banana Bars
2/3 C. Sugar
1/2 C. Sour Cream
2 T. Butter, softened
2 egg whites
3/4 C. mashed banana (about 2 lg. bananas)
1 C. flour
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 tsp. baking soda
2 T. Finely chopped walnuts(optional)
1 tsp. vanilla

Heat oven to 375. Spray 9×9″ pan. Beat sugar, sour cream, butter, and egg whites in large bowl 1 minute on low speed, scraping bowl occasionally. Beat in bananas and vanilla on low speed 30 seconds. Beat in flour, salt, and baking soda 1 min. Spread in pan. Bake 20-25 minutes til light brown. Cool completely.

Frosting
1 1/4 C. powdered sugar
1 T. butter, softened
1/2 tsp. vanilla
1-2 T. milk
Note: I make Cream Cheese Frosting instead.

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  • Jo and Sue - January 26, 2012 - 6:32 am

    These look sooooooo tasty! Cream Cheese Frosting is my favorite 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Erin - January 26, 2012 - 8:35 am

    Cream cheese frosting for the win! I almost always opt for that frostingReplyCancel

  • Gayle - January 26, 2012 - 6:44 pm

    Somewhere, sometime in my life, someone made cakes like this. And I forgot that I miss that. I’m banana breaded out, I can’t wait to try this!ReplyCancel

  • Joyce Dupont - January 27, 2012 - 11:55 pm

    I thought the recipe for PUFF PASTRY CHERRY BLOSSOMS was really neat. Very pretty, yummy looking. I am going to be making these soon. Thanks for bakery style recipes.ReplyCancel

  • Tamera Anderson - January 30, 2012 - 2:00 pm

    I love your recipes & stories that go a long with them. I can’t wait to start baking,my family will enjoy too. Thank you for sharing!!ReplyCancel

  • Yoshiblue - February 3, 2012 - 1:15 pm

    Thanks for this recipe for frosted banana bars. They look quite tasty.ReplyCancel

  • tonya - February 17, 2012 - 8:25 pm

    Just made these and they are sooooooooo gooooood and sooooooo easy! I have decided to invite some folks over for brunch tomorrow so I can show these banana bars off! thanks for sharing this awesome recipe….ReplyCancel