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Easy Banana Bars with Whipped Cream

Butter n Banter
Banana bars that are extra moist and chewy - perfect for breakfast or an afternoon snack!
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 23 mins
Course Breakfast, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 9 Bars
Calories 201 kcal

Equipment

  • Electric Mixer

Ingredients
  

  • 1 3/4 Cups Bread Flour (180 Grams)
  • 1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar (100 Grams)
  • 4 tbsp Unsalted Butter (57 Grams)
  • 1 tsp Baking Soda
  • 2 Medium Sized Mashed Ripe Bananas 236 Grams (Slightly Less than 1 Cup)
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla Extract
  • 3 tbsp 0% Fat Greek Yogurt (53 Grams)

Whipped Cream

  • 1 Cup Heavy Cream (240 Grams)
  • 1 tbsp White Granulated Sugar (13 Grams)

Instructions
 

Banana Bars

  • Heat oven to 350F and grease a 8"x8"-inch square pan.
  • Mix bread flour, baking soda and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  • Cream softened butter and brown sugar with an electric mixer for 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Add in mashed bananas, eggs and vanilla extract to this mixture.
  • Take dry ingredients and slowly add to wet ingredients until fully mixed in.
  • Spread batter evenly into greased pan for 23-25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean or with few crumbs.
  • Wait for banana bars to cool down before adding on whipped cream and bananas.

Whipped Cream

  • Place your metal bowl in the fridge for 10 minutes before starting this recipe!
  • Whip heavy cream and confectionary sugar with an electrix mixer on medium speed for 3 minutes. Increase to medium-high for an additional minute.
  • You can refrigerate extra cream in your fridge for up to 1 full day!

Notes

Banana Bar Calories:
Bread Flour: 796 Calories
Light Brown Sugar: 380 Calories
Butter: 408 Calories
Banana: 210 Calories
Greek Yogurt: 18 Calories
Total: 1829 Calories (201 cal per bar)
Optional Whipped Cream Calories:
Heavy Cream: 469 Calories
Confectionary Sugar: 31 Calories
Total: 500 Calories
Keyword Banana Bars, Banana Bread, Easy Banana Bread