Spicy Banana Bars

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Total Time
15 mins
25 mins

A hint of lemon in the frosting is a nice complement to the spiced banana bars. Nice light texture.Original recipe is from Taste Of Home magazine.

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Grease and flour a 13"X9" pan.
  3. Cream together margarine and sugar.
  4. Beat in the egg.
  5. Stir in banana.
  6. Stir in the milk.
  7. Combine flour, baking powder, salt, baking soda, cinnamon, allspice, and nuts (if using).
  8. Stir into creamed mixture.
  9. Spread in the pan.
  10. Bake 20-25 minutes at 350F.
  11. until golden brown.
  12. Frosting: Melt margarine.
  13. Stir in icing sugar and lemon juice.
  14. Stir in water, 1 tsp.
  15. at a time, to get a good spreading consistency.
  16. Spread over warm bars.
  17. Cool completely.
  18. Cut into bars.