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a stack of banana bars topped with cream cheese frosting and sliced bananas
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Banana Bars With Cream Cheese Frosting Recipe

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!
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time23 mins
Total Time43 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana, cakes, dessert
Servings: 24 Bars
Calories: 228kcal

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:

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease a 10 x 15 inch jellyroll pan.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth.
  • Beat in the eggs, one at a time, then stir in the sour cream and vanilla.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda and salt; stir into the batter.
  • Mix in the mashed banana. Spread evenly into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes in the preheated oven, until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean.
  • Allow bars to cool completely before frosting with the cream cheese frosting

DIRECTIONS FOR CREAM CHEESE FROSTING:

  • In a small bowl beat whipping cream until stiff peaks form; set aside.
  • In a large bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, salt and vanilla.
  • Beat until smooth, and then fold in whipped cream.
  • Frost the cooled bars and serve immediately or store them in an air tight container in refrigerator.

Nutrition

Serving: 1Bar | Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 49mg | Sodium: 135mg | Potassium: 41mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 21g | Vitamin A: 416IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 1mg