Banana-Walnut Cheesecake

Total Time
1hr 20mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 1 hr

All of the flavors of banana walnut bread that your mom used to make but in the form of a cheesecake.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. To make crust: blend crumbs, walnuts, sugar, cinnamon.
  3. Mix in melted butter until mixture is crumbly.
  4. Press mixture into bottom of 9 inch springform pan.
  5. Bake 5 minutes. Cool.
  6. To make filling: beat cream cheese until light.
  7. Add sugars.
  8. Add 1 egg at a time taking care not to over mix.
  9. Add zest, vanilla, and cinnamon.
  10. Stir in well mashed banana until incorporated.
  11. Pour into cooled pan.
  12. Bake 20 minutes at 325°F.
  13. Rotate pan and bake 25 minutes at 275°F.
  14. Rotate pan and bake at 225F until center is just set approximately 15 minutes longer.
  15. Let cool in oven until room temperature. Set in refrigerator until well chilled.
Most Helpful

4 5

I reduced the recipe to make 1/4 with my grandson. We made small individual cheesecakes so I have no insight on the baking time or instructions. We had 3 mini cheesecakes with a smooth texture and mild banana flavor. I would have liked walnuts incorporated in the filling or added as a top layer so may try that next time. Thank you for your contribution to RSC & good luck!