Cream Cheese Banana Bread Recipe

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Levi Published: March 29, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021
Cream Cheese Banana Bread Recipe

How To Make Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Your banana bread recipe with a twist. This recipe has added cream cheese in it for a tangy and sweet taste, perfect for breakfast or snack time.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 1 hour
Total: 1 hour 10 minutes



For the Banana Bread:

  • 3bananas,very ripe, peeled, about 1¼ to 1½ cups mashed
  • cupbutter,melted, unsalted or salted
  • 1tspbaking soda
  • pinchsalt
  • ¾cupsugar,½ cup if you would like it less sweet, 1 cup if you want it sweeter
  • 1large egg,beaten
  • 1tspvanilla extract
  • cupsall-purpose flour

For the Cream Cheese Filling:

  • 8ozcream cheese,at room temperature
  • 1large egg
  • ¼cupsugar
  • 2tbspflour


  1. the oven to 350 degrees F and grease a 4×8-inch loaf pan.

  2. Make the banana bread batter. In a mixing bowl, mash the ripe bananas with a fork until completely smooth. Stir the melted butter into the mashed bananas.

  3. Mix in the baking soda and salt. Stir in the sugar, beaten egg, and vanilla extract. Mix in the flour.

  4. In another bowl, beat together all the ingredients for the cream cheese filling.

  5. Pour half of the banana bread batter into the loaf pan. Top the batter with half of the cream cheese filling, one dollop at a time. Top with remaining batter.

  6. Top with the remaining cream cheese filling one dollop at a time. Insert a butter knife about halfway into the batter and run through the batter vertically and horizontally to swirl the cream cheese into the banana bread batter.

  7. Bake for 55 to 60 minutes or until the toothpick comes out clean. If the top starts to brown too much before the middle is done, tent the top with foil.

  8. Cool the banana bread for a few minutes in the pan, then remove it from the pan and transfer to a cooling rack to cool completely. Store covered at room temperature.


  • Calories: 3295.56kcal
  • Fat: 151.68g
  • Saturated Fat: 86.45g
  • Trans Fat: 2.52g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 39.40g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 8.57g
  • Carbohydrates: 444.77g
  • Fiber: 14.51g
  • Sugar: 250.83g
  • Protein: 51.42g
  • Cholesterol: 784.16mg
  • Sodium: 2701.02mg
  • Calcium: 346.99mg
  • Potassium: 1939.41mg
  • Iron: 12.52mg
  • Vitamin A: 1518.05µg
  • Vitamin C: 30.20mg
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