Cinnamon Swirl Cream Cheese Banana Bread

4.84 from 6 votes
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 50 minutes
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Cinnamon Swirl Cream Cheese Banana Bread has a delicious cinnamon swirl and cheesecake filling with walnuts hidden inside. This will easily be one of the best quick breads that you ever make!


  • 3 over-ripe mashed bananas
  • 1/3 cup melted butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg beaten
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup chopped walnuts
  • For the cinnamon swirl:
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 Tbs cinnamon

For the Cream Cheese Center:

  • 4 ounce cream cheese room temperature
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease a 9x5 inch loaf pan and set aside.
  2. In a large bowl mix bananas, butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, baking soda, salt and flour until just incorporated. Do not over mix. Fold in walnuts. Spread 1/2 of the mixture into the bottom of the loaf pan.
  3. Next make the cinnamon swirl. Mix the cinnamon and sugar in a small bowl and sprinkle a little more than half on top of the banana mixture in loaf pan.
  4. To make the cream cheese center: In a small bowl beat the cream cheese, sugar, and egg until smooth. Spread on top of the cinnamon sugar mixture.
  5. Spread remaining banana bread batter on top of the cream cheese mixture. Sprinkle with remaining cinnamon sugar. Bake for 50-60 minutes or until toothpick comes out clean when inserted.
Nutrition Facts
Cinnamon Swirl Cream Cheese Banana Bread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 2642 Calories from Fat 783
% Daily Value*
Fat 87g134%
Saturated Fat 29g145%
Cholesterol 452mg151%
Sodium 2338mg97%
Potassium 737mg21%
Carbohydrates 430g143%
Fiber 13g52%
Sugar 273g303%
Protein 46g92%
Vitamin A 2000IU40%
Calcium 324mg32%
Iron 13mg72%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.