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Black Bottom Banana Bars

 
One serving costs about $0.79

$0.79 per serving

1 people like this recipe

1 likes

This recipe is ready in 45 minutes

Ready in 45 minutes

5 side dish
spoonacular Score:23%

Spoonacular Score: 23%

 

You can never have too many side dish recipes, so give Black Bottom Banana Bars a try. This recipe serves 5. One portion of this dish contains roughly 8g of protein, 29g of fat, and a total of 700 calories. For 79 cents per serving, this recipe covers 12% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. 1 person has tried and liked this recipe. Head to the store and pick up vanilla, salt, baking powder, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly roughly 45 minutes. It is brought to you by Foodista. Overall, this recipe earns a not so outstanding spoonacular score of 21%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Black-Bottom Banana Bars, Black Bottom Banana Bread Bars, and Black-bottom Coconut Bars.

Ingredients

Servings:
0.5 cups
0.5 cups butter
butter
1 cup
1 cup sugar
sugar
1
1  egg
egg
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla
vanilla
1.5 cups
1.5 cups banana
banana
1.5 cups
1.5 cups flour
flour
1 tsp
1 tsp baking powder
baking powder
1 tsp
1 tsp baking soda
baking soda
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
0.25 cups
0.25 cups baking cocoa
baking cocoa
1 cup
1 cup chocolate chips
chocolate chips
0.5 cups butter
0.5 cups
butter
1 cup sugar
1 cup
sugar
1  egg
1
egg
1 tsp vanilla
1 tsp
vanilla
1.5 cups banana
1.5 cups
banana
1.5 cups flour
1.5 cups
flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp
baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp
baking soda
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
0.25 cups baking cocoa
0.25 cups
baking cocoa
1 cup chocolate chips
1 cup
chocolate chips

Equipment

butter knife
butter knife
baking pan
baking pan
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
toothpicks
toothpicks
butter knife
butter knife
baking pan
baking pan
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
toothpicks
toothpicks


Instructions

In mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg, vanilla, and bananas, beating thoroughly. In a separate bowl, combine flour, soda, baking powder, and salt. Add to creamed mixture and mix well. Divide batter in half. Add the cocoa to one portion of the batter. Spread that portion in the bottom of a greased 9 x 13-inch baking dish. Spoon remaining batter on top, swirling gently with butter knife if desired, and sprinkle with chocolate chips. Bake at 350 degrees for 30 minutes or until batter tests done with a toothpick or fork. Cool and cut into 24 squares.

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Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.79
Ingredient
½ cups butter
1 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
1.5 cups banana
1.5 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
¼ cups baking cocoa
1 cup chocolate chips
Price
$0.97
$0.28
$0.24
$0.30
$0.30
$0.25
$0.03
$0.35
$1.22
$3.93

Tips

Health Tips

  • You can easily swap half of the white flour in most recipes for whole wheat flour to add some fiber and protein. It does result in a heavier dough, so for cookies, cakes, etc., you might try swapping in whole wheat pastry flour.

  • If you're following a vegan diet (or avoiding dairy), make sure the brand of chocolate chips you buy is suitable for your diet! Always read the labels carefully. If you cannot find chocolate chips free from milk or other dairy in stores near you, look online.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • If you really want to benefit from chocolate's health benefits, use cacao nibs instead of chocolate chips. They are much less processed than chocolate chips and have no added sugar!

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • If you've had your baking powder for awhile, make sure it's still going to work by mixing it with a little water. If it doesn't fizz, you need to replace it.

  • If your recipe calls for ripe bananas and you only have green ones, stick the green bananas in a closed paper bag to speed up the ripening process. You can even put an apple in the bag with them since apples produce a lot of the gas that encourages ripening (called ethylene). This process takes some time, of course, so if you need ripe bananas immediately you might give the oven method a try.

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
700 Calories
8g Protein
28g Total Fat
106g Carbs
3% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
700
35%

Fat
28g
44%

  Saturated Fat
17g
110%

Carbohydrates
106g
36%

  Sugar
68g
76%

Cholesterol
86mg
29%

Sodium
653mg
28%

Alcohol
0.28g
2%

Caffeine
9mg
3%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
8g
16%

Manganese
0.55mg
28%

Selenium
16µg
24%

Vitamin B1
0.32mg
21%

Folate
83µg
21%

Fiber
4g
18%

Iron
3mg
17%

Vitamin B2
0.28mg
17%

Phosphorus
159mg
16%

Vitamin A
724IU
14%

Vitamin B3
2mg
13%

Copper
0.26mg
13%

Magnesium
43mg
11%

Potassium
367mg
10%

Vitamin B6
0.2mg
10%

Calcium
100mg
10%

Zinc
0.77mg
5%

Vitamin C
4mg
5%

Vitamin B5
0.49mg
5%

Vitamin E
0.69mg
5%

Vitamin D
0.52µg
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
2%

Vitamin B12
0.12µg
2%

covered percent of daily need

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