About this recipe: A traybake like no other, it'll be hard to stop yourself at just one of these banana cake squares! Studded with walnuts and topped with a buttery banana icing, this is sure to be a hit at cake sales and school fetes!
I have used the recipe a few times. It doesn't seem to rise but tastes lovely. Maybe it needs eggs? The banana icing is delicious 😋 - 11 Jun 2016
This recipe did not work for me it didn't rise and would not make 24 pieces - 26 Oct 2015
I've gone through a kazillion banana recipes (16 from allrecipes alone) and these were fine, but I recommend others more. Especially since shortening is very unhealthy - if these tasted great, I wouldn't care, but I try to make sure the taste is worth the health effects! Used 1/3 cup b.s. and 2/3 white; 2 bananas; did not make frosting, just sprinkled hot chocolate mix over top, which was good. If you want thick bars, use a 9x9 pan - this goes fairly thin in a 9x13. But, I suggest you make Mocha Chocolate Chip Banana Muffins, Banana Cake VI (a real winner), or Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies from this site instead. - 14 Aug 2006 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)