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Bananas Foster Cheesecake

Bananas Foster Cheesecake recipe

Bananas Foster, long a staple of restaurant dessert carts, is available here in cheesecake form. There's rum involved—but we opted out of igniting it!

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup butter, divided
  • 24 shortbread cookies, finely crushed (about 1 1/2 cups)
  • 4 large bananas, divided
  • 4 (8 ounce) packages PHILADELPHIA Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar, divided
  • 1/2 cup dark rum, divided
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 eggs

Instructions

  1. Heat oven to 325 degrees F.
  2. Melt 1 tablespoon butter. Mix with cookie crumbs; press onto bottom of 9-inch springform pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  3. Mash 2 bananas slightly in large bowl. Add cream cheese, 3/4 cup sugar, 1/4 cup rum, cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla extract; beat with mixer until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, mixing on low speed after each just until blended. Pour over crust.
  4. Bake 1 hour to 1 hour 10 minutes or until center is almost set. Run knife around rim of pan to loosen cake; cool before removing rim. Refrigerate cheesecake 4 hours.
  5. Cook remaining butter, sugar and rum in small saucepan on low heat 10 minutes or until butter is melted and sauce is thickened; cool for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  6. Slice remaining bananas just before serving cheesecake; arrange on cheesecake.
  7. Drizzle with sauce.

prep: 30 min
total: 6 hr 50 min
16 servings

Please use alcohol responsibly.

Enjoy your favorite foods, such as a piece of this delicious cheesecake, on occasion while keeping tabs on portions.

How to ripen bananas: Bananas ripen best at room temperature. To quickly ripen bananas, place the fruit in a brown paper bag and close the bag tightly. The fruit gives off a gas as it ripens. Containing the gas in the closed bag will hasten the ripening process.

nutritional info per serving: Calories 390 Total fat 25 g Saturated fat 14 g Cholesterol 130 mg Sodium 310 mg Carbohydrate 31 g Dietary fiber 1 g Sugars 21 g Protein 6 g

Vitamin A 15 % DV Vitamin C 6 % DV Calcium 6 % DV Iron 6 % DV

Reprinted with permission from kraftrecipes.com.


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