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Dutch oven banana cream cheesecake

Posted at 2:27 PM, Aug 13, 2015
and last updated 2015-08-13 16:27:01-04

Bill, Toni and Ajay Thayn are world champions when it comes to dutch oven cooking. They have won countless contests and today show us one of their favorite recipes for Banana Cream Cheesecake!

Banana Cream Cheesecake


20 vanilla wafers, smashed

1 stick butter, melted

Mix well, spread into a 10 inch dutch oven that has been sprayed with baking spray and lined with parchment paper. Set aside.


3 bricks of cream cheese

2/3 Cups sugar

3 eggs

3/4 Cup mashed banana

1/2 Cup heavy cream

2 tsp vanilla

Beat cream cheese until smooth. Add sugar and beat until well blended. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in mashed bananas, heavy cream and vanilla. Pour onto crust. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes or until center is almost set. Cool completely. Remove from dutch oven and add toppings to serve.


whipped cream:

8 oz heavy cream

2 T powdered sugar

1/2 tsp vanilla

1/2 small box banana pudding mix

Beat together until stiff peaks form. Set aside.

1-2 bananas, thinly sliced

white chocolate curls

Place sliced bananas over top of cheesecake. Pipe whipped cream frosting over top of bananas. Sprinkle with  white chocolate curls.