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Easy bars with chocolate and bananas marbled together.
Heat oven to 350°F. Grease 13x9-inch baking pan; set aside.
Combine sugar and margarine in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add bananas, egg and vanilla; continue beating, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
Drop 1 1/2 cups batter by spoonfuls into prepared pan. Add cocoa to remaining batter in bowl; beat at low speed until well mixed.
Drop spoonfuls of chocolate batter in pan over banana batter. Gently swirl chocolate batter through banana batter using knife. Bake 20-25 minutes or until toothpick inserted in center comes out clean. Cool completely.
Sprinkle with powdered sugar just before serving. Cut into bars.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Super simple, no-fail recipe that is fabulous!
I'm not a big fan of the traditional "banana bread" - but this recipe was delightful. SUPER easy, very moist, low calorie, winner.Cool thing was I actually FROZE my over ripe bananas, then took them out of the freezer for this recipe. Worked like a charm. Tip: peel the banana right away when you get them out of the freezer and place in a strainer over a bowl. As they thaw there some banana syrup/juice that drips out which might have made the bars too wet.
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I used ground nuts instead of the unsweetened cocoa and frosted them....excellent!Best banana bars we ever had...and so easy to make.
Made this for a family BBQ and hit was a huge hit! East to make and super moist.
bananas should be very ripe ie; black. These came out very moist and my family devoured them!!
THIS ONE IS ALSO GOOD BUT I THINK IT NEEDS SOME SORT OF GLAZE OR FROSTING.
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