I took my chocolate chip banana bread and topped it with a creamy no-bake cheesecake.
I have to admit when I was planning out my menu for the week baking was nowhere on the horizon. But adorable granddaughter Kylee, aka the G-baby, was sitting on my lap while I was looking online for recipe inspiration. I came across a banana bread/cheesecake hybrid recipe on BuzzFeed and she pointed and said: “That Nana”.
“You want me to make that Ky?”
“Uh-huh” *insert adorable toddler face nodding up and down wildly.
“Ummm Okay”. Way to get me out of my comfort zone girl!
But, when I looked at the recipe and knew I could sub my banana bread recipe for theirs, PLUS add some chocolate chips, and the cheesecake was of the no-bake variety? Yup, I was ready to sign up for it. And when I told the family about Miss Kylee’s request they were ready too.
I was a tad bit nervous about using my own banana bread recipe because I worried it might be a tad taller, and would the cheesecake fit?
So I popped the banana bread layer into the over, crossed my fingers, and hoped for the best.
What was it my Dad called it?
Oh yes, flying by the seat of my pants.
Where do these weird sayings come from???
But my fear was not necessary. Everything fit perfectly in the 9″ springform pan I used.
Once I got the cheesecake layer on it was soooooo hard to wait for it to chill enough to eat! It looked so good.
Have I mentioned cheesecake is one of my all time favorite desserts? I just never make it because I have heard that the baked cheesecakes were hard to cook correctly without getting a big crack down the center.
I mean who wants a cake with a crack?
Now that I have discovered this no-bake version? Oh, you can bet there will be a TON of cheesecake comin’ out of my kitchen!
Everybody and I mean everrrrrrybody (neighbors, and Kevin’s co-workers included), loved this cheesecake!
I believe “bombtastic” was a word thrown around a bit and, when Kevin took some into work, I received a text message telling me how much the boss lady loved it.
My son wants to know when I will be making another one.
I think he will have to take that up with his daughter.
She wants me to make deep fried mac and cheese sticks.
Welcome! It is so nice to meet you. My name is Bobbi. I am the Mom of 2 great kids, and Nana to a beautiful baby girl Kylee, and a handsome little devil named Torin. I share my life and home with my awesome partner Kevin, and 2 furbabies….