These gluten-free and vegan banana blondies with caramel frosting are a fudgy, banana treat! Delicious banana blondies are covered in a simple dairy-free caramel frosting that takes the entire recipe over the top. Just try not to eat all of the frosting before they make it to the blondies- we know its a challenge.

Banana Blondies With Caramel Frosting [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

Calories

309

Serves

12

Cooking Time

30

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Ingredients

For the Blondies:

  • 2 ripe bananas, mashed
  • 1/2 cup coconut oil, soft
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup coconut sugar
  • 1 cup gluten-free oat flour

For the Frosting:

  • 8 Medjool dates
  • 3 tablespoons coconut oil
  • 3 tablespoons almond milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Pinch sea salt
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • Almond milk, to thin
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Preparation

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Line an 8x8-inch baking dish with parchment paper.
  2. In a bowl, beat together the bananas, coconut oil, and vanilla until smooth. Add the coconut sugar and oat flour and mix until no lumps remain.
  3. Pour batter into prepared baking dish and bake for 25-30 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean.
  4. While blondies are baking, add dates, coconut oil, almond milk, vanilla, and sea salt to a high-speed blender. Process on high until smooth. Add powdered sugar and pulse until frosting is thick and smooth. Add a tablespoon or two of almond milk to thin, if needed.
  5. Once blondies have cooled, spread frosting over top. Cut into 12 bars and serve.
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Nutritional Information

Per Serving: Calories: 309 | Carbs: 47 g | Fat: 14 g | Protein: 3 g | Sodium: 26 mg | Sugar: 31 g Note: The information shown is based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist’s advice.