Cream Cheese Banana Bread Recipe

What could be better than delicious Banana Bread except perhaps stuffed with Cream Cheese! This is one recipe that you won’t to want to miss. Watch the video now.

There is nothing quite like the smell of fresh banana bread baking in the oven – unless of course, you’re making this scrumptious Cream Cheese Banana Bread!

Made with a delicious swirl of sweetened cream cheese filling, this loaf is more like a slice of banana bread cheesecake. It’s as simple to make as any other banana bread recipe too.

Cream Cheese Banana Bread Recipe Video

We’ve included this very popular Tasty video that shows you how it’s done. You first make the banana bread and then the cream cheese filling. A dollop of Greek Yogurt is added to the loaf for an extra-moist density.

The sugar and egg are added to the cream cheese to give it a cheesecake-like consistency. You’ll then layer it all together in a loaf pan and pop it in the oven for just under an hour. It’s a quick and easy to follow video so click Play above to view now ^

Cream Cheese Banana Bread Ingredients

Banana Bread Ingredients

  • 2 ripe bananas (the riper, the better!)
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • ½ cup light brown sugar
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup Greek yogurt
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp baking soda

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Cream Cheese Filling

  • 1 large egg
  • 4 oz softened cream cheese
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tbsp all-purpose flour

Cream Cheese Banana Bread Instructions

1. Preheat your oven to 350˚F/180˚C.

2. Mash bananas in a mixing bowl, then add in eggs, brown sugar, white sugar, butter, vanilla extract and Greek yogurt. Mix until blended well.
3. Add in flour, salt, and baking soda. Mix in until well combined and smooth batter.
4. Now you’ll make the cream, cheese filling. In a separate bowl, mix the egg, cream cheese, sugar, and flour together until well combined.
5. Grease your 9×5-inch loaf pan. Pour half the banana bread batter into the pan,  and spread it to make it even. Then add the entire bowl of cream cheese filling and spread to completely cover the bottom layer of bread. Pour the rest of the banana bread batter over the top.
6. Bake in preheated oven for about 40-50 minutes. You can test for doneness by inserting a toothpick in the center and seeing if it comes out clean – when it comes out with no batter on it, the bread is done.
7. Allow your loaf to cool at least 15 minutes before slicing.
8. Remove from pan, slice and enjoy! Want more? Check out our popular Banana Cakes Post that is filled with all our favorite recipes. You can view here

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