Wednesday, February 2, 2011

FOR FUN - Frosted Banana Bars

Frosted Banana Bars

½ c. butter, softened
1 ½ c. sugar
2 eggs
1 c. sour cream
1 t. vanilla
2 c. flour
1 t. baking soda
¼ t. salt
1 c. mashed ripe bananas (I used 3 ripe bananas)

Preheat oven to 350. Grease a 10x15 inch jelly roll pan or one 9x13 and an additional 8x8 pan. In lrg bowl, cream butter and sugar together until smooth. Beat in eggs, one at a time, then stir in sour cream and vanilla. Combine flour, baking soda and salt in med bowl; stir into batter. Finally, mix in mashed banana. Spread evenly into prepared pan(s). Bake 20 -25 minutes, until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Allow to cool completely before frosting. Love these COLD!

Whipped Cream Cheese Frosting

1 (8 oz.) pkg cream cheese, softened to room temperature
1 c. white sugar (you can use either granulated or confectioners sugar)
1/8 t. salt
1 t. vanilla
1 ½ c. heavy whipping cream

In lrg bowl combine cream cheese, sugar, salt and vanilla. Beat until light and fluffy. Set aside. In another med bowl, beat whipped cream until stiff peaks form (it helps to use chilled bowl and beaters). Fold whipped cream into cream cheese mixture. Frost to your hearts delight!


  1. woohoo!! you did it! i'm so glad you're blogging about this now:) love you!

  2. Liz I just love this-this is just what I need! Thanks so much for doing this! You are awesome!

    Your Favorite Cousin-in-law-

  3. I made 3/4 of the recipe 'cause I didn't have three bananas, only 2, and put it in a 9x13 'cause I don't have a jelly role pan and it turned out great. It was like cake! I ate so much of it! LOL