Cheesecake Bananan Crust:
1 1/2 c Graham Cracker Crumbs
1/4 c Sugar; Granulated Cheesecake:
1 lb Cream Cheese
1/4 c Sugar; Granulated
2 ts Lemon Juice
4 Eggs; Large
1 c Sour Cream
1 c Bananas; Mashed; *
6 tb Butter; Melted
* Approximately 3 medium bananas should yield the 1 cup of mashed
Crust: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F.
Place the crumbs in a mixing bowl and add the butter and sugar. Blend well. Press the crumb mixture onto the bottom and partly up the sides of a greased 9-inch springform pan. Smooth the crumb mixture along the bottom to an even thickness. Bake for about 10 minutes in the oven at 350 degrees F. Cool before filling. Cheesecake: Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. In a large mixing bowl; beat the cream cheese, sugar and lemon juice together.
Add the eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Stir in the sour cream and the mashed bananas and blend well until very smooth. Pour the mixture into the prepared crust and bake for 1 hour. Cool in the oven, with the door propped open, until the cake is at room temperature. Chill until serving time.