Go Back
+ servings

Banana Cheesecake

This creamy cheesecake is the perfect way to use up ripe bananas. So delectable and satisfying! Top it off with caramel sauce for good measure!
No ratings yet
Print Pin
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 405kcal
Author: Megan Porta


  • 2 cups Nilla wafer crumbs approximately 50 wafers
  • 6 tbsp butter melted
  • 2 ripe bananas mashed
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 16 oz cream cheese softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 large eggs
  • caramel sauce topping/garnish
  • nilla wafers topping/garnish
  • bananas topping/garnish


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Coat a 9-inch springform pan with cooking spray and set aside. In a medium bowl, combine the Nilla Wafer crumbs (use a food processor to form crumbs or put them into a large ziploc bag and break them down using a heavy spoon) and the butter. Stir until crumbly. Press firmly into the bottom of the prepared pan and bake for 8 minutes in the preheated oven.
  • In a small bowl, combine the mashed bananas and lemon juice. Set aside. In a large bowl, combine the cream cheese and sugar. Mix on medium speed (hand-held or stand-up mixer) for 2-3 minutes, or until mixture is smooth.
  • Add the sour cream and vanilla and mix on medium speed for another 2-3 minutes, or until smooth and creamy. Add the eggs and mix until fully incorporated. Fold in the banana mixture. Pour the mixture over the prepared crust and bake for 60-70 minutes in the preheated oven, or until center is cooked through (the center should jiggle with a gentle shake).
  • Cover and chill for a minimum of 1 hour. Cut into slices and top with Nilla wafers, banana slices and caramel sauce (if desired).


1 hr chilling.


Calories: 405kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 27g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 120mg | Sodium: 281mg | Potassium: 185mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 27g | Vitamin A: 891IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1mg
Did you make this recipe?If you loved this recipe, please rate the recipe and leave a comment below!