Banana Cream Cheese Coffee Cake!

I love coffee cakes, especially those that are cinnamony and have nuts!   I also love bananas and things like banana bread.  This is sort of a blend of both.   It smells so good baking and right out of the oven it's to die for.   This is great with a good cup of coffee for an afternoon pick me up or even for a breakfast cake!   Here is what you will need for this:

8 oz. cream cheese, softened
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup vegetable oil or canola oil
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
4 medium very ripe bananas, mashed
2 tsp. vanilla
3 cups all purpose flour
2 tsp. baking powder
3/4 tsp. baking soda
1 tsp. salt

1 cup chopped pecans
2 Tbs. butter
1/2 cup sugar
2 tsp. cinnamon

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a mixing bowl, beat cream cheese, butter, oil and sugar until fluffy.  Add eggs one at a time and mix after each addition.   Mix in bananas and vanilla.

Sift all dry ingredients together.  and add to the wet mixture.   Mix well.   Pour into a 9"x13" baking pan that has been sprayed with nonstick spray.  

Mix the nuts with the 2 Tbs. melted butter, the sugar and the cinnamon.  Sprinkle evenly over the top of the cake.  

Place in a 350 degree oven and bake for 30 to 35 minutes. 

Cut in squares and serve!


  1. This sounds great--can't wait to try this!! Thanks!!

  2. Aileen McEleney, Scotland, UKApril 10, 2014 at 3:49 AM

    Oh my goodness Kathy. That's another one pinned to my phone's front page and ready to be tried on my annual leave at the end of this month (if I can wait that long!) I'm so grateful to you for posting all of these good recipes - finally after 32 yrs of marriage and at age 50 I'm no longer scared of my kitchen and it's pretty much down to you. Thank you so much xxx

    1. Awww, that is so nice to hear, Aileen. I am so glad you are enjoying the recipes. You made my day! Enjoy your time off!

  3. How much butter? The bottom of the fraction has a C instead of a number. Or is it 1 cup?

  4. You Wonder If You Could Do Them As Muffins?

  5. Replies
    1. After you cream the butter and cream cheese.



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