Gluten Free Banana Bars

Recipe by GlutenFreeGirl
READY IN: 45mins
YIELD: 12 bars




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Grease a 9 inch square pan with shortening or spray with vegetable oil spray.
  • In a small bowl, whisk together the flour, xanthan gum, baking powder, and salt. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of your mixer, beat together the mashed banana and both sugars until blended.
  • Add the buttermilk, egg, oil, and vanilla. Beat well.
  • Stir in the dry ingredients until just blended (do not beat!)Fold in the nuts.
  • Spoon the batter into the prepared pan.
  • Bake for 25-30 minutes or until a tester comes out clean. Remove from the oven and keep the cake in the pan.
  • Stir together the icing sugar and liquid until just thick enough to drizzle well.
  • Drizzle in a zigzag pattern over the cooling cake.
  • When cold, cut the cake into 12 bars.