Banana Cream Cheesecake

Cheesecakes have always been a beloved dessert, and when combined with the sweet, comforting flavor of bananas, they transform into something truly special. The Banana Cream Cheesecake is a dessert that not only looks impressive but also offers a symphony of flavors and textures. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply indulging in a sweet treat, this recipe is sure to impress.

Banana Cream Cheesecake Recipe

This recipe brings together the creamy richness of cheesecake with the natural sweetness of bananas, topped with a light and airy whipped cream. It’s a perfect dessert for banana lovers and those who appreciate a well-crafted cheesecake.



  • 1 1/2 cups of graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup of granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup of melted unsalted butter

Banana Cheesecake Filling:

  • 4 mashed ripe bananas (around 2 cups)
  • 3 packages (8 ounces each) of softened cream cheese
  • 1 1/4 cups of granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1/4 cup of all-purpose flour

Banana Cream Topping:

  • 2 cups of heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • 2 thinly sliced ripe bananas
  • Lemon juice (to keep the bananas from browning)


Oven Preparation:

  1. Preheat your oven to 325°F (163°C).

Making the Crust:

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, 1/4 cup granulated sugar, and melted butter in a bowl until the mixture is well mixed.
  2. Press this mixture firmly into a 9-inch springform pan, creating an even layer on the bottom and slightly up the sides.

Creating the Banana Cheesecake Filling:

  1. In a separate bowl, whip the cream cheese until smooth.
  2. Add mashed bananas, 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar, and vanilla extract to the cream cheese and mix thoroughly.
  3. Incorporate eggs one at a time, ensuring each is well blended.
  4. Gently fold in 1/4 cup all-purpose flour to achieve a smooth batter.

Baking the Cheesecake:

  1. Pour the filling over the crust in the prepared pan.
  2. Bake for 60-70 minutes. The cheesecake should have firm edges but a slightly wobbly center.
  3. Turn off the oven, open the door slightly, and allow the cheesecake to cool inside for about an hour.

Preparing the Banana Cream Topping:

  1. Whip heavy cream, powdered sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl until stiff peaks form.
  2. Slice the bananas and toss them in lemon juice to prevent browning.

Assembling the Cheesecake:

  1. Once the cheesecake has cooled, arrange the banana slices on top.
  2. Gently spread the whipped cream over the bananas.

Chilling and Serving:

  1. Refrigerate the cheesecake for at least 4 hours, or overnight for the best results.
  2. When ready to serve, slice and present your exquisite banana cream cheesecake.

This Banana Cream Cheesecake is a luscious and fruity dessert that’s perfect for any special occasion or as a delightful treat for your taste buds. The combination of creamy cheesecake, ripe bananas, and fluffy whipped cream creates a dessert that’s not only visually appealing but also irresistibly delicious. Enjoy the process of making this delightful cheesecake and the joy it brings to those who taste it!