BANANA CREAM CHEESECAKE

Ingredients

20 nilla wafers
¼ cup butter, melted
24 oz cream cheese, softened
2/3 cup sugar
2 Tbsp cornstarch
3 eggs
¾ cup mashed bananas (about 2)
½ cup whipping cream
2 tsp vanilla extract

How to make it :

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Place wafers in a blender or in a food processor. Blend until finely crushed.

Add melted butter and blend well. Press crumb mixture onto the bottom of 10″ pan and place in the refrigerator.

In a large bowl, beat cream cheese with an electric mixer at medium speed until creamy. Add sugar and cornstarch. beat until blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in bananas, whipping cream, and vanilla.

Pour cream cheese mixture into prepared pan. Place pan on a cookie sheet and bake 15 minutes.

Reduce oven temperature to 200°F continue baking 75 minutes

Cool completely on a wire rack before removing rim of pan. Refrigerate cheesecake, uncovered, 6 hours or overnight.

Allow cheesecake to stand at room temperature 15 minutes before serving.

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