Banana Cream Cheese Bread

This is my “go-to” banana bread recipe. It’s wonderfully moist, tender and flavorful.

Banana Cream Cheese Bread

Ingredients

  • 8 ounces cream cheese, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1 cup mashed bananas
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup chopped nuts

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Grease and flour a 9 x 5-inch loaf pan.
  2. Combine softened cream cheese, sugar and butter, blending well.
  3. Blend in bananas, vanilla extract and eggs.
  4. Combine dry and add to banana mixture, mixing just until moistened.
  5. Fold in nuts.
  6. Pour into prepared pan. Bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes.
  7. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan.

Prep: 10 min | Cook: 1 hr 10 min
Total: 1 hour, 20 min | Yield: 1 regular loaf

From the kitchen of Linda Jolly.