Almond Banana Bars

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by hannahactually

Almonds are my favorite nut, and this recipe explains why. :) From the Almond Board of California.

Top Review by carole in orlando

This is a delicious cake! I made it as directed and the only reason I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 is because it would never fit in a 9-inch square cake pan. It filled my 9x13 pan and it is more like a cake than a bar IMHO. I loved the taste and made a cream cheese frosting with almond extract and sprinkled slivered almonds over the top. I will make this again, but if I want bars I will have to put in in a jellyroll pan or a cookie sheet with sides. Thanks, Carole in Orlando

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Spread almonds in shallow pan and place in 350 degree oven for 10 to 15 minutes until lightly toasted.
  2. Remove from pan and cool.
  3. Mix flours, germ, sugar, baking powder, salt, ginger and cinnamon in large bowl.
  4. In another bowl, combine buttermilk, oil, bananas and eggs.
  5. Pour banana mixture into flour mixture, add almonds and mix.
  6. Pour batter into greased and floured 9-inch square baking pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees, 45 minutes, or until pick inserted comes out clean.
  8. Cool.
  9. Glaze with icing.
  10. Cut into bars.

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