Creamy strawberry-banana bars make a heavenly dessert. To make these dessert bars even more celestial, we used toasted coconut flakes.
What do I need ?
Original recipe yields 24 Servings
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1/2 cup butter, softened
1 pkg. (2-layer size) white cake mix
2 eggs, divided
1 pkg. (250 g) Philadelphia Brick Cream Cheese, softened
1/3 cup granulated sugar
1 tsp. almond extract
1 large banana, sliced
2 cups sliced fresh strawberries
1/4 cup sweetened flaked coconut, toasted
1 tsp. icing sugar
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How do I make it ?
Heat oven to 350ºF.
Beat butter, cake mix and 1 egg in large bowl with mixer until crumbly. Reserve 3/4 cup crumb mixture; press remaining onto bottom of 13x9-inch pan sprayed with cooking spray. Bake 10 min.
Meanwhile, beat cream cheese, granulated sugar and almond extract until blended. Add remaining egg; mix well.
Place banana slices over crust; cover with cream cheese mixture. Top with strawberries, coconut and reserved crumb mixture.
Bake 45 min. or until centre is set and crumb topping is lightly browned. Cool completely. Refrigerate 30 min. before cutting into bars.
Garnish with sifted icing sugar just before serving.
Kraft Kitchen Tips!
Substitute 3 cups fresh or drained canned pineapple tidbits for the strawberries and banana.
For Easy Removal From Pan
Line empty pan with parchment paper or foil, with ends of parchment extending over sides. Use to prepare dessert as directed. When ready to serve, use parchment handles to lift cooled dessert from pan.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value
Fat 10 g
Saturated fat 5 g
Cholesterol 40 mg
Sodium 230 mg
Carbohydrate 23 g
Fibre 1 g
Sugars 17 g
Protein 3 g
24 servings, 1 bar (64 g) each
Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.