Banana Split Bars

Banana Split Bars

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"I got this recipe form my mother-in-law. Bananas, crushed pineapple and maraschino cherries are all baked into a cake. A light, buttery frosting is applied, and the cake is cut into bars for snacking."

Ingredients

1 h 30 m servings 428 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 428 kcal
  • 21%
  • Fat:
  • 14.2 g
  • 22%
  • Carbs:
  • 73.2g
  • 24%
  • Protein:
  • 3.7 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 42 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 218 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease and flour a 9x13 inch pan.
  2. In a large bowl, mix together the flour, sugar, baking soda, salt and cinnamon. Make a well in the center and pour in the crushed pineapple, eggs, oil, bananas and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Stir in the cherries. Mix well and pour into prepared pan.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center of the cake comes out clean. Frost cake while still warm.
  4. To make the frosting: in a medium bowl, combine melted butter, 1 teaspoon vanilla and confectioners' sugar. Beat in milk, one tablespoon at a time, until desired consistency is achieved.
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I tried making this recipe in cupcake form instead, and it turned out great! Just grease and flour the muffin tins, and only bake it for 15 min. at the same temp. It makes 24 cupcakes, but mak...

MMMmmmm!!! These were the most delicious banana bars! I followed the directions and ingredients for the batter to a "T". The bars rose up a bit while baking and smelled like "bananas" in my hous...

These are incredible banana bars. I took these to the teachers' lounge at school and had several requests for the recipe. They are very moist, and all of the flavors work so well together. I ...

These are terrific! I only made the cake and we ate it without frosting and they didn't need it. I did double the cherries and next time i'm going to add 1 cup of chocolate chips.

Pretty good. I added 1 cup of chocolate chips. I couldn't taste the pineapple that much and I wish I had doubled the cherries. I like the frosting and enjoyed these bars in general.

Was good, would maybe use a different frosting next time though!

The recipe took longer to cook about 45-50 min & was not good! Too sweet & doughy. Very disappointed.

Sooo Good!!! Had to use a cup of fresh pineapple no juice..didn't need it. Next time I'll use more cherries. Made with cream cheese frosting. Thank you for this recipe!!

Yum! I added a little extra pineapple and it was STILL hard to taste! I also put regular cream cheese frosting on it to save time but added crushed pineapple, chocolate syrup, nuts, and cherrie...