Banana Split Cheesecake

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Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

We love this combination of fruit and cheesecake. Two of our favorite things. Don't let trying a cheesecake scare you. They are really quite easy to make and so worth baking.

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Serves:
12-18 slices
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
1 Hr 30 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 3/4 c
finely crushed chocolate wafers
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
butter or margarine, melted

BANANA SPLIT FILLING

24 oz
crean cheese, softened
3/4 c
sugar
5 tsp
cornstarch
3
eggs
1
egg yolk
2/3 c
pureed banana (2 small bananas)
1/2 c
banana schnapps
2 tsp
vanilla extract

TOPPING

fresh pineapple chunks, fresh strawberries, banana slices, and chocolate ice cream topping

How to Make Banana Split Cheesecake

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a small bowl, stir together crushed wafers and sugar. Add melted butter or margarine. Stir till well combined. Press crumb mixture evenly onto the bottom and up the sides 1/2 way of a greased 9 inch springform pan. Set aside
  • 2In a large bowl, combine cream cheese, sugar, cornstarch. Beat with electric mixer till smooth.

    Add eggs and egg yolk, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in pureed banana, banana schnapps, and vanilla extract. Pour the cream cheese mixture over the crust.
  • 3Bake at 350 for 15 minutes. LOWER the temperature to 225 and bake for 1 hour and 10 minutes or till the center no longer looks wet or shiny. Remove the cake from the oven and run a knife around the inside edge of the pan. (This helps prevent cracking of the cheesecake.) Turn the oven off; return the cake to the oven for an additional 30 minutes. Chill uncovered, overnight.
  • 4Just before serving, garnish with fruit. Drizzle with warm ice cream topping.

    If desired, add nuts and dollops of whipped cream.

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About Banana Split Cheesecake

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American