Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

Serve this banana, sour cream and vanilla wafer classic cheesecake with warm caramel sauce, but whipped cream would be nice too. Gracious Country Inns & Favorite Recipes.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. FOR THE CRUST: Combine crumbs, hazelnuts and sugar in a food processor.
  2. Process until nuts are crumbed.
  3. Stir in melted butter.
  4. Press mixture into a 9-inch springform pan covering the bottom and side of the pan.
  5. Brown in a 350 degree oven for 5 minutes.
  6. FOR THE GANACHE: Bring cream to a simmer pour over chocolate and stir until melted together.
  7. Pour ganache into bottom of browned crust.
  8. Spread evenly.
  9. Place in refrigerator until set.
  10. FOR THE FILLING: Combine sour cream, cream cheese, and sugar in mixer.
  11. Cream until smooth.
  12. Add eggs and yolks one at a time.
  13. Add vanilla and liqueurs.
  14. Add 1 1/2 cups banana puree mixture.
  15. Pour filling mixture into chilled crust.
  16. Put dollops of banana puree on top of fill and then swirl with a wooden skewer or a thin knife.
  17. Wrap the bottom of the sprinform pan in aluminum foil so that water cannot leak inches.
  18. Bake at 350°F degrees in a hot water bath for 1 hour.
  19. Turn off oven and let sit for 1 hour.
  20. Remove from oven, cool to room temperature then refrigerate for at least 3 hours.

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