An easy and delicious recipe on how to make a Cheesecake Banana Bread packed with flavor. You can bake this bread in no time serve warm, topped with some powered sugar. The bread freezes well.
Cheesecake Banana Bread
1/2 cup melted butter, plus more butter for pan
1 cup plus flour
1 tsp. baking soda
1/4 tsp. kosher salt
1 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup buttermilk
1 tsp. pure vanilla extract
1 large egg plus 1 large egg yolk
3 ripe bananas, mashed
2 tbsp. all-purpose flour
4 oz. cream cheese, softened
2 tbsp. sugar
2 tbsp. sugar, filling
1. Preheat oven to 350° and butter and flour a 9″-x-5″ loaf pan. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 cup flour, baking soda, cinnamon and salt.
2. In another large bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, melted butter, buttermilk, vanilla, 1 egg and egg yolk and mix until smooth. Pour wet ingredients over dry and stir until combined, then fold in mashed bananas.
3. Make cream cheese filling: In a small bowl, stir together 1 egg, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 4 oz cream cheese, 2 tablespoons flour and 2 tablespoons sugar.
4. 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. Bake until deeply golden and a toothpick comes out clean, 1 hour. Let cool at least 10 minutes before slicing and serving.
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