Crispy Cinnamon Streusel Banana Nut Cream Cheese Bread

Recipe by Lvs2Cook
READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 2 loaves




  • Preheat oven to 350º.
  • Beat butter and cream cheese together with an electric mixer until creamy.
  • Add sugar, gradually, and beat until light and fluffy.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until blended.
  • Gradually add flour and next three ingredients to butter mixture, beating at low until just blended.
  • Stir in bananas, pecans, and vanilla.
  • Spoon batter into 2 greased and floured 8x4 loafpans.
  • Batter will be thick.
  • For streusel: Stir together 1/2 cup packed brown sugar, 1/2 cup chopped toasted pecans, 1 tablespoon flour, 1 tablespoon melted butter, and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon.
  • Sprinkle mixture evenly over batter in pans.
  • Bake for 1 hour or until a wooden pick inserted in center comes out clean.
  • Bread may be shielded with aluminum foil that last 15 minutes to prevent excessive browning of streusel.
  • Cool in pans on wire rack for 10 minutes.
  • Remove from pans and cool 30 more minutes before slicing.
  • For perfect slices, cut with a serrated or electric knife after cooling.