Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 30 mins

This recipe is my favorite way to use overly-ripened bananas.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mash banana and lemon juice together.
  2. Combine all ingredients and beat for 2 minutes at medium speed.
  3. Spread in a greased 9 x 13 inch pan.
  4. Bake for 25 to 30 minutes at 350 degrees.
  5. Combine all frosting ingredients and frost when bars are cool.
  6. Sprinkle with walnuts if desired.
Most Helpful

Wonderful recipe. I left out the butter from the cake altogether and doubled the amount of applesauce. The texture was spongy and delicious. It was a wonderful treat. Thanks for the recipe.

ricee August 14, 2013

Very tasty. My hubby is already on his third piece as I write this review! I used half cake flour, half all purpose flour in hopes it would have a lighter cake texture. It turned out a little dense, but more cake like than a banana bread, exactly what I wanted.

To further "healthify" this recipe I made the following changes;
1) Substituted the margarine in both bar and frosting with Brummel & Brown spread.
2) Cut the frosting ingredients in half, thinned it out with a touch of water, more like a glaze. It covered the bar (cake) well and is plenty sweet for us.
3) Omitted the walnuts, this time ;)

For Weight Watchers Plus program I calculated 4 points per bar, with my adjustments. Yum!

casmir123 January 03, 2013

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