Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Cream Cheese Banana Bread is a moist and flavorful twist on traditional banana bread, enriched with a creamy and tangy cream cheese swirl. Here’s a delightful recipe for you to enjoy:


12. **Cool and Serve:**
– Allow the bread to cool in the pan for about 15 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.


### Tips:
– Ensure the cream cheese is softened to room temperature for easier mixing and smoother texture.
– Don’t overmix the batter once the flour is added to avoid a dense banana bread texture.
– You can add chopped nuts such as walnuts or pecans for added crunch and flavor if desired.
– Store leftover bread tightly wrapped or in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 days, or refrigerate for longer storage.

Enjoy this Cream Cheese Banana Bread as a delicious breakfast treat or an afternoon snack with a cup of coffee or tea!


It’s moist, flavorful, and has a delightful cream cheese swirl that takes it to the next level. Perfect for breakfast, snack time, or anytime you need a sweet, satisfying bite! 🌟🥳


1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 🍞
1 tsp baking soda 🌿
1/2 tsp salt 🧂
1/2 cup unsalted butter, softened 🧈
3/4 cup granulated sugar 🍬
2 large eggs 🥚
1 cup mashed ripe bananas (about 2-3 bananas) 🍌
1/4 cup sour cream 🥛
1 tsp vanilla extract 🌿

Cream Cheese Filling:

8 oz cream cheese, softened 🧀
1/4 cup granulated sugar 🍬
1 large egg 🥚
1 tbsp all-purpose flour 🍞


Preheat Oven:
1️⃣ Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C). Grease a 9×5 inch loaf pan and set aside.

Mix Dry Ingredients:
1️⃣ In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking soda, and salt. Set aside.

Cream Butter and Sugar:
1️⃣ In a large bowl, beat the butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Mix in the mashed bananas, sour cream, and vanilla extract until well combined.

Combine Wet and Dry Ingredients:
1️⃣ Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, mixing until just combined. Do not overmix.

Prepare Cream Cheese Filling:
1️⃣ In a separate bowl, beat the cream cheese, sugar, egg, and flour together until smooth and creamy.

Assemble Bread:
1️⃣ Pour half of the banana bread batter into the prepared loaf pan. Spoon the cream cheese filling on top, spreading it evenly. Pour the remaining banana bread batter over the cream cheese layer.

1️⃣ Bake in the preheated oven for 60-70 minutes, or until a toothpick inserted into the center comes out clean. If the top starts to brown too quickly, cover it with aluminum foil.

Cool and Serve:
1️⃣ Allow the bread to cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then transfer to a wire rack to cool completely. Slice and enjoy!

Indulge in this delightful treat that combines the sweetness of bananas with the richness of cream cheese, creating a heavenly bread that’s perfect for any occasion!


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