Banana Bread with Cream Cheese Filling


  • 4 over ripe mashed Arnold’s bananas
  • ½ cup vegetable oil
  • 3 eggs
  • 1 ½ cups brown sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ cups SR Flour
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Cream Cheese Filling

  • 150g softened cream cheese
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup caster sugar
  • 2 tblsp plain flour


Preheat oven to 180.C

Place mashed banana in a large bowl. Add oil, eggs, sugar and vanilla. Mix to combine.

Add flour and cinnamon and mix to combine. Do not over mix.

Grease a loaf tin and line with baking paper. Pour 1/3 of the mixture into tin.

Make cream cheese filling by adding all ingredients into an electric mixing bowl and combine well.

Dot the cream cheese filling over the top then marble with a knife. Add more of teh mixture, the the cream cheese layer, then the mixture etc.

Bake 55-60 minutes or until cooked when tested with a skewer.

Cool in tin 5 minutes then place on a wire rack to cool.