CREAM CHEESE-STUFFED BANANA BREAD

INGREDIENTS :

Cooking spray
Banana Bread:
½ cup unsalted butter, melted
½ cup light brown sugar
1 egg
¼ cup sour cream
¼ cup white sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 eaches ripe bananas
1 cup all-purpose flour
½ teaspoon baking soda
½ teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon salt
Cream Cheese Filling:
1 (4 ounces) package cream cheese, softened
1 egg
¼ cup white sugar
3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

INSTRUCTIONS :

Step 1: Prepare the oven and preheat to 175 degrees C or 350 degrees F.

Step 2: Apply cooking spray in a 9×5-inch loaf pan.

Step 3: In a large mixing bowl, add in 1 egg, brown sugar, butter, vanilla extract, and 1/4 cup sugar. Stir until well mixed.

Step 4: Add in the bananas and smash using a fork. Add in baking powder, 1 cup flour, baking soda, and salt. Whisk until well mixed.

Step 5: In a medium mixing bowl, add in 1 egg, cream cheese, 3 tablespoons of flour, and 1/4 cup white sugar. Whisk until well blended.

Step 6: Transfer 1/2 of the banana mixture into the greased loaf pan.

Step 7: Pour in the cream cheese mixture on top of the banana mixture and spread using a spatula.

Step 8: Pour in the rest of the banana mixture on top of the cream cheese mixture.

Step 9: Place inside the preheated oven and bake for 50 minutes or until the top is set.

Step 10: Remove from the oven and let it sit on a wire rack to cool at room temperature for 5 minutes.

Step 11: Serve and enjoy!