Banana Cream Cheesecake

by 247tasty

This looks a bit overwhelming because this has a few steps and ingredients but in the end, it’s totally worth it! Banana Cream Cheesecake has three delightful layers – Nilla wafer crumb crust, banana cheesecake layer topped with bavarian cream. You’ll lose your mind a little bit when you serve this with caramel sauce on the side.



2 ¼ c Nilla wafer crumbs
10 tablespoons melted butter
3 tablespoons sugar


24 oz soft cream cheese
1 c sugar
3 tablespoons flour
¼ c sour cream
1 c pureed bananas (I used a food processor)
3 Eggs

Bavarian Cream:

1 teaspoon powdered gelatin
2 tablespoons whole milk
2 Egg yolks½ cup heavy cream
2 tablespoons sugar
¾ teaspoon vanilla
⅔ c heavy cream
5 tablespoons powdered sugar

Whipped Cream for Piping:

½ c heavy cream
¼ c powdered sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Fresh bananas, sliced for garnish

How to make Banana Cream Cheesecake

Step 1: Prepare the oven. Preheat it to 325 degrees F.

Step 2: Use parchment paper to line the bottom of a 9-inch (23cm) springform pan and grease the sides.

To make the Crust:

Step 3: Into the prepared pan, mix the Nilla wafer crumbs, melted butter, and sugar. Press the mixture in the bottom and sides.

Step 4: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for about 10 minutes.

Step 5: Once done, remove from the oven and allow to cool.

Step 6: Adjust the oven temperature to 300 degrees and ready a water bath or use a moat pan instead.

To make the Cheesecake:

Step 7: Beat the cream cheese, sugar, and flour in a mixer. Add in the sour cream and banana puree.

Step 8: Add in the egg a piece at a time mixing every after addition until smooth.

Step 9: Transfer the mixture into the crust.

Step 10: Place inside the preheated oven and bake in a water bath or moat pan for about 90 minutes.

Step 11: Once done, turn the oven off and keep the cheesecake inside for another 30 minutes.

Step 12: Open the oven door and let the cheesecake sit for 30 minutes more.

Step 13: Take the cheesecake out of the oven and allow to cool at room temperature, then, chill in the fridge.

To prepare the Bavarian cream:

Step 14: Add the gelatin to the milk and mix. Set aside.

Step 15: Whisk egg yolks in a bowl.

Step 16: Heat the cream, sugar, and vanilla in a saucepan. Gradually pour in the gelatin mix and stir until smooth.

Step 17: To a clean bowl, transfer the custard. Place the clean bowl with custard in an iced large bowl to cool it down.

Step 18: Spread the custard over the cheesecake and chill in the fridge for a few hours.

Step 19: In a mixing bowl, beat the cream, sugar, and vanilla. Pipe this onto the cake and garnish with sliced bananas.

Step 20: If desired, sprinkle over some extra Nilla wafer crumbs and serve with caramel on the side. Enjoy!

Please don't forget to Like & Share this recipe with your friends. Also, make sure to follow on Facebook and Pinterest to get our latest Daily Yummy Recipes.

Share to your social media accounts!

Send this to a friend