A Refreshing Dessert: Cheesecake with Bananas and Mint Leaves

Amy Christie

Do you ever crave something sweet, creamy, and refreshing? Few desserts can rival the taste and texture of a well-made cheesecake. This classic dessert is always a crowd-pleaser, but with the addition of fresh bananas and mint leaves, it’s transformed into a dessert that’s perfect for the season of joy.

I will share a step-by-step guide for a delicious cheesecake with bananas and mint leaves that’s sure to wow your taste buds.

Step one: Ingredients

2 cups of crushed graham crackers

1/4 cup of melted butter

4 (8 oz) packages of soft cream cheese

4 eggs

1 1/2 cups of sugar

1 teaspoon of vanilla extract

2 ripe bananas, mashed

1/2 cup mint leaves, finely chopped

whipped cream and extra mint leaves (optional toppings)

Step Two: Make the cheesecake crust

Preheat the oven to 325°F. Mix your melted butter and graham crackers in a bowl. Mix well until the butter is fully absorbed. Press the mixt to the bottom of a 9-inch springform pan. Bake for 10 minutes or until the mix is golden brown. Remove from the oven and let it cool.

Step Three: Make the cheesecake filling

Soften the cream cheese until it is smooth in a large mixing bowl. Add in the eggs one at a time, beating after each addition. Gradually mix in the sugar and vanilla extract. Fold in the mashed bananas and chopped mint leaves.

Step Four: Assemble the cheesecake

Pour the cream cheese mix on the cooled crust. Smooth the top with a spatula. Bake for 55-60 minutes or until the center is firm. Remove from the oven and let it cool before loosening the edges of the cheesecake with a knife. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours or until the cheesecake is chilled.

Step Five: Serve and Enjoy

Before serving, optional toppings include whipped cream and more chopped mint leaves. Slice your cheesecake as desired and savor each bite.

This banana and mint leaves cheesecake is a satisfying treat. The combination of bananas, mint, and cream cheese creates a refreshing and flavorful dessert that’s sure to be a hit on your family dinner. With this recipe, you can make a beautiful dessert that everyone will love. So what are you waiting for? Get in the kitchen and start baking!

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