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The Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recipe Ever

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The Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recipe Ever

Do you like dessert? How about bananas? Well I am going to share a recipe for The Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recipe Ever. I don’t say this lightly, but this is such a fantastic recipe.

So let me start off first by saying that I really love to bake. As a matter of fact, I love to spend time in the kitchen whenever I can.

So I was looking for desserts to make for Halloween this year. And after a lot of searching and contemplating, I decided to try a cheesecake.

Banana Pudding Cheesecake

Of course there are plenty of cheesecakes to choose from. There are Chocolate Peanut Butter cheesecakes like this one from delish.com.  Or even the traditional Classic cheesecake like this one from sallysbakingaddiction.com.

But I was looking for something a little different.

The Hunt Was Over

After hours of hunting, I finally came upon my prey, The Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recipe Ever. I know, there are a lot of doubts and questions out there. How can you say this is the best? Do you even know how a mixer works? I believe he has gone totally mad.

Let me state this. I love cheesecake and I love bananas. And both of those items are favorites in our house. So to see them put together was perfect. I had to try this recipe, and I will admit I was very pleased with the results.

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The Moment You Are Waiting For

Alright, as promised I am going to give you The Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recipe Ever. So follow the simple steps below and you will be amazed at what you have created.

The Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1 3/4  cups finely crushed vanilla wafers
  • 1/4 cup melted butter
  • Approximately 16 vanilla wafer for side of spring pan
  • 2 diced bananas
  • 1 mashed banana
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons light brown sugar
  • 3 (8-ounce) packages softened cream cheese
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 large eggs
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Top with whipped cream and vanilla wafers

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together crushed vanilla wafers and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Stand vanilla wafers around the edge of the pan with rounded sides facing outward. Press them gently into the crust.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine bananas (both diced and mashed) and lemon juice. Stir in brown sugar. Cook over medium heat until brown sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese at medium speed until smooth. Gradually add granulated sugar.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, stopping to scrape down sides of the bowl after each addition. Do not over beat. Only beat until most of the yellow disappears before adding the next egg.
  7. Beat in vanilla extract.
  8. Stir banana mixture in until evenly mixed. Pour batter into a springform pan on top of the crust.
  9. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, until the center is almost set. Jiggle the pan to check.
  10. Turn the oven off, open the door about 6 inches and leave the cheesecake in the oven to cool for about 1 hour.
  11. Remove cheesecake to counter too cool for another 30 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 hours before serving.
  12. Garnish with whipped cream and vanilla wafers.

Time To Enjoy

I know it seemed like it took forever for your fantastic dessert to be finished. But now that it is and you had a chance to taste it, I hope you were just as amazed as I was to how delicious this was. To me this was hands down The Best Banana Pudding Cheesecake Recipe Ever.

Banana Pudding Cheesecake

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This is the best banana pudding cheesecake I have ever made. It has just the right amount of bananas, and is so rich and delicious.

  • Mixer
  • Springform pan
  • 1 3/4 c. Vanilla wafers (finely crushed)
  • 1/4 c. Butter (melted)
  • 16 Vanilla wafers (for side of springform pan)
  • 2 Bananas (diced)
  • 1 Banana (mashed)
  • 1 tbsp Lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp Light brown sugar
  • 3 packages Cream cheese, 8 oz (softened)
  • 1 c. Granulated sugar
  • 3 Large eggs
  • 2 tsp Vanilla extract
  • Whipped cream (for topping)
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together crushed vanilla wafers and melted butter. Press into the bottom of a greased 9-inch springform pan.
  3. Stand vanilla wafers around the edge of the pan with rounded sides facing outward. Press them gently into the crust.
  4. In a small saucepan, combine bananas (both diced and mashed) and lemon juice. Stir in brown sugar. Cook over medium heat until brown sugar dissolves, about 1 minute. Remove from heat.
  5. Using an electric mixer, beat cream cheese at medium speed until smooth. Gradually add granulated sugar.
  6. Add eggs, one at a time, stopping to scrape down sides of the bowl after each addition. Do not over beat. Only beat until most of the yellow disappears before adding the next egg. Beat in vanilla extract.
  7. Stir banana mixture in until evenly mixed. Pour batter into a springform pan on top of the crust.
  8. Bake for 45 to 55 minutes, until the center is almost set. Jiggle the pan to check.
  9. Turn the oven off, open the door about 6 inches and leave the cheesecake in the oven to cool for about 1 hour.
  10. Remove cheesecake to counter too cool for another 30 minutes. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 8 hours before serving.
  11. Garnish with whipped cream and vanilla wafers.
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