Make Ahead

Banana Cheesecake Pudding

March 29, 2018
1 Ratings
Photo by inpatskitchen
  • Serves 6 to 8
Author Notes

Craving cheesecake but don't want to go through all the trouble? This pudding has all those flavors but spares you the time consuming process that a cheesecake takes. —inpatskitchen

What You'll Need
  • 8 ounces whipping cream
  • 1/4 teaspoon unflavored gelatin granules
  • 4 ounces cream cheese
  • 8 ounces mascarpone cheese
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 very ripe medium bananas, mashed until very smooth
  • 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
  • 8 ounces sour cream
  • Chopped toasted nuts of your choice (optional) ( I like macadamia )
  1. Place the whipping cream in a medium bowl and sprinkle the gelatin over. Whip the cream until stiff peaks form. Set aside in the fridge while you continue.
  2. In a medium bowl cream the cream cheese, mascarpone and sugar until very creamy. Stir in the mashed bananas, sour cream and vanilla until fully incorporated.
  3. Fold in the whipped cream and refrigerate for a few hours. Serve in small bowls garnished with nuts if desired.

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Recipe by: inpatskitchen

I think I get my love for food and cooking from my mom, who was an amazing cook. She would start baking and freezing a month before Christmas in order to host our huge open house on Christmas afternoon. I watched and I this day I try not to procrastinate when it comes to entertaining. My cooking style is pretty much all over the place, although I'm definitely partial to Greek and Italian cuisine. Oh yes, throw a little Cajun in there too!

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