Banana Bars with White Chocolate Pistachio Frosting
Vegan Banana Bars
2 large bananas
1 can chickpeas, drained
1/2 cup almond milk
1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
3/4 cup whole wheat flour
1 tsp baking powder
1 tsp baking soda
1 tb cinnamon
Combine bananas, chickpeas, almond milk, and vanilla extract in food processor. Process until completely smooth and blended.
In separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, baking soda, cinnamon, and whisk with a fork until combined. Gradually stir in wet ingredients until just moistened.
Coat a 8″ x 8″ pan with non stick spray or oil. Pour batter into dish, and level with a rubber spatula. Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes, until top forms a light brown crust. Let cool.
White Chocolate Pistachio Frosting
3/4 cup vegan white chocolate chips
1/4 cup organic powdered sugar
1/2 cup pistachios, shelled
Melt white chocolate in microwave by heating for 30 second intervals and stirring until melted through. Stir in powdered sugar. Spread over cake when cool.
In plastic baggie, crush whole pistachios using a glass measuring cup. Sprinkle over frosting. Serve within 12 hours for best taste and texture.