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Pecan Banana Bars

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bananas (Photo credit: Fernando Stankuns)

For Bar;

2 1/2 cups flour

1 cup sugar

1 1/4 tsp. each baking powder and soda

1 tsp. salt

3/4 cup margarine, softened

2/3 cup buttermilk

1 1/4 cups very ripe mashed bananas, about three

2 eggs

1/2 cup chopped pecans

For Frosting;

4 cups confectioners’ sugar

1/2 cup softened butter

2 to 4 tbsp milk

2 tsp. vanilla

1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans

Combine flour, sugar, powder, soda and salt. Add butter, buttermilk and bananas; beat until ingredients are moistened. Add eggs. Beat 2 minutes at medium speed, scraping the sides of the bowl often.

Stir in nuts. Turn into ungreased 15×10 inch pan.

Bake at 350 degrees for 30 to 40 minutes. Cool. Frost.

For frosting; combine sugar, butter, milk and vanilla. Beat on low speed, scraping sides of the bowl often until combined. Increase to high speed and beat until fluffy, about 1 1/2 minutes. Fold in pecans.

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Chef and Chocolatier maker, who loves to share and swap recipes.

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