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Coffee Banana Rum Bar

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Sink your teeth into the South Pacific with this easy breezy treat, made with Spice Cake, bananas and rum.


  1. Preheat oven to 325°F.
  2. Reserve ½ cup dry cake mix. In a large bowl, combine remaining cake mix, oil and 1 egg; beat until crumbly. Press firmly on the bottom of 13" x 9" pan.
  3. In the same bowl combine remaining ingredients (Not including the Streusel) and mix well. Pour over prepared crust. Place the 13" x 9" pan on a cookie sheet (to prevent excessive browning on the bottom) then place and in a 325°F preheated oven for 25 minutes.
  4. Prepare streusel combine all dry ingredients and cut in butter until the mixture is crumbly.
  5. After the first bake time of 25 minutes has elapsed remove the 13" x 9" pan from the oven and spread the streusel topping evenly over the top of the Coffee Banana Bar.
  6. Place back in the oven on the cookie sheet to prevent the bottom from getting to dark.
  7. Bake 20 minutes more until your Coffee Banana Bar is set and the top is golden.


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JNTLDL on Sep 2, 2021 3:11 p.m.

Where do you add the 1/2 cup reserved dry cake mix? Does it go into the streusel topping or into the filling that is poured over the crust?

CakesbyKaren on Aug 22, 2014 10:42 p.m.

Is there coffee in this recipe? It is called coffee banana rum bars. I made it, it's delicious, but no coffee in recipe

niki1983 on May 4, 2017 12:03 a.m.

Coffee cake usually just means cake or in this case bars that go with coffee