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a stack of banana bars topped with cream cheese frosting and sliced bananas
Banana Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
23 mins
Total Time
43 mins
 
Topped with an amazing cream cheese frosting, these banana bars are the best you'll ever have.  Made with fresh bananas and a few simple ingredients, this easy recipe is both fluffy and moist!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, cakes, dessert
Servings: 24 Bars
Calories: 228 kcal
Ingredients
  • INGREDIENTS:
  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1 1/2 cups white sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup mashed ripe bananas 2-3 large bananas
  • 1 8 ounce package cream cheese
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 1/2 cups heavy whipping cream
Instructions
DIRECTIONS FOR BANANA BARS:
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10 x 15 inch jellyroll pan.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth.
  3. Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the sour cream and vanilla.
  4. Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter.
  5. Mix in the mashed banana. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  6. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  7. Allow bars to cool completely before frosting with the cream cheese frosting
DIRECTIONS FOR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:
  1. In a small bowl beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, salt and vanilla.
  3. Beat until smooth, and then fold in whipped cream.
  4. Frost the cooled bars and serve immediately or store them in an air tight container in refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
Banana Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe
Amount Per Serving (1 Bar)
Calories 228 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 7g44%
Cholesterol 49mg16%
Sodium 135mg6%
Potassium 41mg1%
Carbohydrates 30g10%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 21g23%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 416IU8%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 25mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.