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Banana & Walnut Delight Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Heaven

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An Introduction to this Banana & Walnut Delight

Dive into the world of Banana & Walnut Delight Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Heaven, a dessert that promises a symphony of flavors. The creamy tanginess of the frosting melds beautifully with the sweet, nutty base, creating an unforgettable taste adventure. This guide will walk you through crafting this delightful treat, ensuring a delectable outcome.

Your sweet tooth will thank you for this Banana & Walnut Delight

The main points to remember about this Banana & Walnut Delight 

  • Unique Flavor Combination: Experience the blend of banana, walnut, and ginger spiced cream cheese.
  • Step-by-Step Guide: Learn how to make this dessert from start to finish.
  • Ideal for Any Occasion: Perfect for gatherings or a personal treat.

Gathering Your Ingredients for this Banana & Walnut Delight

  • ½ Cup Butter, softened
  • 1½ Cups Sugar, the option to use a sugar substitute for a healthier version
  • 1 Cup Sour Cream, a key to moistness
  • 2 Eggs, at room temperature
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda, for rise
  • 2 Teaspoons Vanilla Extract, adds flavor
  • ½ Teaspoon Salt, balances the sweetness
  • 2 Cups Cake Flour, sifted for lightness
  • 1 Cup Mashed Bananas, the star ingredient
  • ½ Cup Chopped Walnuts, for crunch
  • For the Frosting:
  • 250g Plain Cream Cheese, softened
  • 2-3 Tablespoons Milk, adjust for desired consistency
  • ½ Cup Icing Sugar, sifted
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Ginger, for a spiced kick

Baking the Perfect Banana & Walnut Delight

Start by creaming together butter and sugar until they’re light and fluffy. Next, whisk in the eggs, vanilla, and sour cream. Gradually fold in the dry ingredients, followed by the mashed bananas and chopped walnuts, being careful not to overmix. Pour the batter into a greased baking pan and bake at 180°C (356°F) for 25-30 minutes. Allow to cool completely afterwards.

Whipping Up Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting

Start by blending plain cream cheese with icing sugar, adding milk as needed to achieve the desired consistency. A dash of ground ginger introduces a spiced twist that perfectly matches the cake’s flavors. Always sample your frosting, tweaking the sweetness to suit your taste. This extra step ensures the frosting enhances every bite of the banana and walnut squares.

Finishing Touches and Presentation

Cut the squares into generous pieces to showcase the moist texture and nuts. For an inviting presentation, sprinkle a touch of ground ginger or a handful of finely chopped walnuts over the frosting. Feel free to drizzle a little honey for a glossy finish. Each piece is your canvas, so add personal touches that speak to your style and taste preferences.

Your New Favorite Dessert Awaits

Imagine taking a bite of Banana and Walnut Squares topped with Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting. The flavors blend beautifully, offering a unique dessert experience that’s both nutritious and indulgent. Whether you’re looking to impress guests or treat yourself, this recipe promises satisfaction. We love hearing from you, so please share your experiences and twists on this delightful dessert. Your feedback inspires creativity and helps us all discover new favorite treats.

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Banana & Walnut Delight Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Heaven

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  • Author: EsmeSalon
  • Prep Time: 30
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 12 servings depending on size 1x
  • Category: Cake, Cupcakes, Cookies and Tarts
  • Method: Easy


Try this delectable Banana & Walnut Squares with a Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Frosting. It’s the perfect blend of nutty crunch and zesty charm. Experience a burst of flavor in every bite.


Units Scale


  • 1/2 cup Butter
  • 1 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1 cup Sour Cream
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Teaspoon Baking Soda
  • 2 Teaspoons vanilla Extract
  • 1/2 Teaspoon Salt
  • 2 cups Cake Flour
  • 1 cup Bananas (mashed)
  • 1/2 cup Walnuts (chopped)

Cream Cheese Frosting

  • 250g Plain Cream Cheese
  • 23 Tablespoons Milk
  • 1/2 cup Icing Sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons Ground Ginger


Banana & Walnut Squares 

  1. This recipe was made with a sugar substitute so please add more sugar if you need to.
  2. Beat the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Whisk the eggs, vanilla, and sour cream together and add it in, mix to combine well.
  4. Add in the dry ingredients and mix until just combined.
  5. Stir in the mashed bananas and chopped walnuts.
  6. Pour into a greased baking pan and bake at 180C / 350F for 25-30 minutes.
  7. Allow to cool completely.

Cream Cheese Frosting

  1. Whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and silky. (If it’s too thick then add more milk).
  2. Spread the frosting over the cooled cake.
  3. If you love ginger, feel free to sprinkle extra ginger over.
  4. Cut into squares.
  5. Decorate as you desire and enjoy



  • Serving Size: 1 block
  • Calories: 441
  • Sugar: 33.5 g
  • Sodium: 295.9 mg
  • Fat: 21.8 g
  • Saturated Fat: 11.3 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 56.1 g
  • Fiber: 1.3 g
  • Protein: 6.7 g
  • Cholesterol: 79.1 mg
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10 thoughts on “Banana & Walnut Delight Ginger Spiced Cream Cheese Heaven”

  1. Oh, this sounds wonderful! I’m Pinning it to save and share. I think the cream cheese frosting would be just the perfect touch. Yum! Thank you for sharing this post at the Will Blog for Comments #31 linkup. Hope to see you there next time sharing another post or two. Have a wonderful week.

    • Thanks Jennifer and thanks for having me over at Will Blog for comments. It’s always great to see what other share with you. Hope you will try and enjoy this delight.

  2. Hi, Esme. I have never heard of this dessert, but sounds so good! I have pinned this too!

    Thank you for sharing at Gma’sPhoto | ge•ner•ic Linkup Party . Looking forward to seeing you next Friday!
    Take care and best wishes.


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