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  • Writer's pictureSheila Brant

Banana Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Updated: Apr 6, 2021

Everyone who eats bananas runs into the problem now and again of what to do with the extra ripe bananas on the sink. We have a dessert for that! Banana Bars with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting are sweet solutions. Made with pure Brantview Farms Maple sugar and syrup, these bars meld banana and maple into a rich, creamy dessert dream. Try these for your next dessert.




1/2 cup butter softened

1 egg

2 tsp vanilla

1 cup flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1 tsp salt

1 tsp cinnamon

2 bananas mashed


8 oz cream cheese

6-7 T butter softened

2 cups powdered sugar

A piece of moist brown cake with creamy white icing sits on a white plate.
A Banana Bar topped with creamy, sweet Maple Cream Cheese Frosting

Directions: Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line a 8x8 square baking dish with parchment paper. Lightly spray and set pan aside.

In large bowl combine butter, maple sugar, egg and vanilla. In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, salt and cinnamon. Add dry ingredients gradually to wet ingredients until incorporated. Add mashed bananas last. Pour batter into pan, spreading evenly. Bake for 35-40 minutes or until toothpick can be inserted and removed clean. Let cool. Once bars are cool, spread cream cheese frosting to top. Store bars in airtight container in refrigerator.

Banana Bar recipe from

A piece of flaky brown cake with creamy white icing sits on a white plate and has a fork resting beside it with a bite ready to eat.  Several bites of the cake have already disappeared, leaving half of the piece of cake on the plate.
This moist, sweet, frosted Banana Bar is delicious!

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