Captain Jefferds Inn Frosted Banana Bars

Captain Jefferds Inn Frosted Banana Bars
Located in Kennebunkport, Maine, this B&B is known for their lovely ambiance, fabulous service and delicious foods.
Dessert bars with the perfect blend of banana and vanilla. Topped with a cream cheese frosting.

1/2 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
1 cup sour cream
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. salt
1 cup mashed ripe bananas
2 eggs

Preheat oven to 350. Line a 10X15 jellyroll pan with greased parchment paper. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Beat in the eggs one at a time, then stir in the sour cream and vanilla. Finally, mix in the mashed banana. Spread evenly into the prepared pan. Bake for 25-30 minutes in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. Allow bars to completely cool before frosting.

Cream Cheese Frosting
6 oz. Cream Cheese
1/2 cup softened butter
2 tsp. vanilla
2 cups sifted powered sugar + 2 cups of powered sugar

Beat cream cheese, butter, and vanilla with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.Gradually add 2 cups of sugar, and then gradually beat in the 2nd 2 cups of powered sugar to make a frosting that is easy to spread. Cover and refrigerate.