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Cheesecake Banana Bread

Moist and sweet homemade quick bread with cheese cheesecake filling. This Cheesecake quick bread recipe is utterly rich and delicious. So good!

Banana Bread is one among my favorite baking recipes for breakfast, tea or as a late night snack. It’s so good with a cup of tea or coffee; I could always have a slice or two of quick bread.

Cheesecake Banana Bread
Cheesecake Banana Bread

Now, what’s better than regular banana bread? Cheesecake quick bread. Yes, imagine extra layer of creamy cheesecake within the middle of the aromatic, moist and sweet quick bread. this is often the grail of quick bread recipe!

This Cheesecake quick bread recipe is from Delish. As you'll see from the photographs, it’s moist, loaded with bananas with a pleasant swirl of cheese “cheesecake” layer inside each bit of the quick bread. It’s so yummy!

Cheesecake Banana Bread

Banana Bread Batter:

  •  1/2 cup melted unsalted butter, plus more for greasing the loaf pan (1 stick or 4 oz. butter)
  •  1 cup all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting the loaf pan
  •  1 teaspoon baking soda
  •  1/4 teaspoon salt
  •  3/4 cup sugar
  •  1/4 cup buttermilk
  •  1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  •  2 large eggs plus 1 large egg yolk, divided
  •  3 ripe bananas (about 480 g)

Cream Cheese Filling:

  •  4 oz. cream cheese, softened
  •  2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  •  2 tablespoons sugar


  1. Preheat oven to 350° and butter and flour a 9"-x-5" loaf pan. In a bowl, mash the bananas with a masher. Set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whisk together 1 cup flour, baking soda, and salt.
  3. In another large bowl, combine 3/4 cup sugar, melted butter, buttermilk, vanilla extract, 1 egg and 1 egg yolk and mix until smooth. Pour wet ingredients over dry ingredients above and stir until combined, then fold in the mashed bananas.
  4. Make Cream Cheese Filling: In a small bowl, stir together the remaining 1 egg, cream cheese, and 2 tablespoons flour and 2 tablespoons sugar.
  5. Transfer half the batter to the loaf pan. Dollop the Cream Cheese Filling on top and smooth in an even layer with a spatula. Top with the remaining batter.
  6. Bake until deeply golden and a toothpick comes out clean, 1 hour. Let cool at least 10 minutes before slicing and serving.