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Banana Pudding

This classic Southern dessert features layers of vanilla pudding, sliced bananas, and Nilla wafers, topped with whipped cream for a creamy, dreamy treat.

Tasty Team
May 14, 2023
86% would make again

Under 30 minutes

Under 30 minutes


for 4 servings

  • 2 ripe bananas, peeled
  • 3 egg yolks
  • ⅓ cup sugar (65 g)
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups milk (470 mL)

To Serve

  • vanilla wafer
  • whipped cream

Nutrition Info

  • Calories 264
  • Fat 7g
  • Carbs 41g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Sugar 27g
  • Protein 10g

Estimated values based on one serving size.


  1. Place the bananas, egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch, vanilla and milk into a blender and blitz until smooth.
  2. Transfer mixture to a saucepan and cook over medium heat until thick stir constantly for about 8-10 minutes.
  3. Pour mixture into a heat safe bowl, cover and chill for at least 4 hours
  4. To serve, scoop a few spoonfuls of pudding into a serving glass. Add one layer of vanilla wafers, then whipped cream. Repeat.
  5. Serve or allow to sit in the fridge for up to 4 hours.
  6. Enjoy!
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