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banana pudding

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Tara Caputo
Romeoville, IL

I love this recipe. It is so creamy and sweet! My kids go wild over this dessert, I have to make it for them every halloween.

★★★★★ 1
serves Makes 4 servings
prep time 15 Min

Ingredients For banana pudding

  • 1 box
    instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 c
    very cold milk
  • 1 c
    very cold heavy cream
  • 3 Tbsp
    confectioners' sugar
  • 2 c
    (about 1/3 box) vanilla wafers
  • 2
    bananas, sliced
  • 1 tsp
    pumpkin pie spice, for garnish

How To Make banana pudding

  • 1
    1. Put pudding packet contents into a glass bowl. Whisk in the milk. (To get milk very cold, put in the freezer for 15 minutes).
  • 2
    2. In a clean bowl, using an electric beater or a whisk, beat together the cream with confectioners' sugar until soft peaks form.
  • 3
    3. Line each serving glass with a single layer of vanilla wafers and top with about 3 tablespoons of pudding mix, whipped cream, than a few slices of banana. Repeat creating 3 layers and finishing with a pudding layer. Allow to sit in refrigerator for at least 1 hour and up to overnight to set and soften the cookies.
  • 4
    4. Top each dessert with a generous dollop of whipped cream. Garnish with pumpkin pie spice, a vanilla wafer and a slice of banana.