Cream Cheese Banana Bread

Adding chocolate chips to this banana bread makes it over the top delicious!
Course Bread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 1 loaf
Author Stephanie Ertel


  • 3 or 4 ripe bananas smashed
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 1/2 cups of all-purpose flour
  • 8 oz block of cream cheese softened
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F.
  2. With a wooden spoon, mix butter into the mashed bananas in a large mixing bowl.
  3. Mix in the sugar, egg, and vanilla.
  4. Sprinkle the baking soda and salt over the mixture and mix in.
  5. Add the flour, mix.
  6. Pour 1/2 of the banana mixture into a greased 4x8 inch loaf pan.
  7. In a small bowl mix together the cream cheese and powdered sugar with a fork until smooth and creamy.
  8. Spoon the cream cheese on top of the banana mixture.
  9. Next pour the rest of the banana batter on top of the cream cheese.
  10. Bake for 1 hour.
  11. Cool on a rack.
  12. Remove from pan and slice to serve.