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Cream Cheese Banana Bread

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Cream Cheese Banana Bread recipe has two of my favorite things – cheesecake and banana bread, all combined into a delicious loaf that your whole family will rave about!

Making delicious and tasty breads is a quest for me. After making the popular Cinnamon Roll Bread and Pumpkin Bread, I decided to add the Cream Cheese Banana Bread to the collection. This scrumptious bread is a must try and the perfect way to elevate a classic banana bread.

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Cream Cheese Banana Bread is the best way to indulge into some flavorful banana bread. The cheesecake layer transforms this brunch staple into a spacial and amazing dessert.

If you love banana bread, you absolutely have to try this version. Rich, creamy and impossible to resist, if you serve this, everyone will ask for the recipe.

What ingredients are needed to make the Cream Cheese Banana Bread?

Banana Bread Mixture:

  • 1/2 c. melted butter, plus more butter for pan
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. sour cream
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas, mashed

Cream Cheese Mixture:

  • 6 oz cream cheese (softened)
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 2 T. flour

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

How to make the perfect Cream Cheese Banana Bread?

Banana Bread Mixture:

  • Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9″-x-5″ loaf pan and set aside.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  • In another large bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, butter, sour cream, vanilla, 2 eggs and mix until smooth.
  • Pour wet ingredients over dry and stir until combined, then fold in mashed bananas.

Cream Cheese Filling:

  • In a small bowl, stir together egg, cream cheese, flour and sugar.
  • Transfer half the batter to prepared pan.
  • Dollop cream cheese filling on top and smooth in an even layer with a spatula.
  • Top with remaining batter and bake until golden and a toothpick comes out clean, about 1 hour.
  • Let cool 5-10 minutes before serving.

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Does cream cheese banana bread need to be refrigerated?

The bread can be kept at room temperature for about a 5-7 days, while being stored in an airtight container. However, it is also a good idea to store it in the fridge if it makes you feel more comfortable, but it’s unnecessary.

Can you freeze Cream Cheese Banana Bread?

Yes, the bread can be easily frozen. Before freezing, make sure the bread is cooled completely. Next, wrap it in plastic food wrap tightly or with aluminum foil. Freeze for up to 3 months. Defrost before slicing.

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Servings: 12 servings

Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
1 hr
Total Time:
1 hr 10 mins
 
Cream Cheese Banana Bread recipe has two of my favorite things - cheesecake and banana bread, all combined into a delicious loaf that your whole family will rave about!

Ingredients

Bread Mixture

  • 1/2 c. melted butter plus more butter for pan
  • 1 1/2 c. flour
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/4 c. sour cream
  • 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
  • 2 large eggs
  • 3 ripe bananas mashed

Cream Cheese Mixture

  • 6 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/3 c. sugar
  • 2 T. flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. Spray a 9"-x-5" loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another large bowl, combine 1 cup sugar, butter, sour cream, vanilla, 2 eggs and mix until smooth. Pour wet ingredients over dry and stir until combined, then fold in mashed bananas.

Make cream cheese filling:

  1. In a small bowl, stir together egg, cream cheese, flour and sugar.
  2. Transfer half the batter to prepared pan. Dollop cream cheese filling on top and smooth in an even layer with a spatula. Top with remaining batter and bake until golden and a toothpick comes out clean, about 1 hour. Let cool 5-10 minutes before serving.
Nutrition Facts
Cream Cheese Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 385 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15g 23%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 92mg 31%
Sodium 333mg 14%
Potassium 183mg 5%
Total Carbohydrates 56g 19%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 30g
Protein 6g 12%
Vitamin A 11.3%
Vitamin C 3.1%
Calcium 3.6%
Iron 9.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

 

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3 comments

  1. Just as I was starting to get a bit bored making the same old (but delicious) banana bread you’ve gone and made it even yummier. My boys are going to love this! Thanks

  2. What is it that I am not understanding about the cream cheese filling? It says 1/3 cup sugar and 2 T flour and when reading the recipe it says add remaining 2T of each?? I am confused ‍♀️

  3. Hi Jill, Do you have any nutritional info on the recipes you post? I’m diabetic and once in a while get a hankering for a taste of this sort of thing. I’ll have a serving & share the rest with friends and family who’ll happily take the temptations out of my home. One friend has a pet potbelly pig who gets anything no one else will eat in case I’ve botched up a batch of something! I’m really enjoying your recipes! Thank you for any help you may be able to give!