Bananas Foster Puddings

Geoffry Le Cher


This is an ADULT dessert... so kiddies, stay away!


★★★★★ 1 vote

4 adults
30 Min
Stove Top



  • 1 pkg
    4-serving instant vanilla pudding
  • 2 c
  • 8 oz
    light sour cream
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    dark rum

  • 4 medium
    ripe bananas
  • 2 tsp
    vegetable oil
  • 4 Tbsp

  • 8
    shortbread cookies, crumbled
  • 4
    dollops of whipped cream
  • 2 Tbsp
    dark rum
  • 2 Tbsp

How to Make Bananas Foster Puddings


  1. Mix pudding mix and milk until smooth.
  2. Add sour cream and continue to mix. Once smooth…
  3. Add vanilla extract and 1 tablespoon dark rum. Mix well and set aside.
  4. Place 1 tablespoon of cookie crumbs in bottom of parfait or pudding dishes. Set aside.
  5. Lightly coat bananas with oil and sprinkle with sugar.
  6. In a hot non-stick pan, grill bananas for 1 minute per side. Remove from heat and place in dish in an ‘X’
  7. Fill parfait dishes with pudding, leaving about 1/4 inch to the lip of the dish. Sprinkle the remainder of the crumbled cookie on top of the dessert
  8. Refrigerate 3-4 hours. 10 minutes before service, remove pudding from refrigerator.
  9. Mix remainder of rum and brandy in a coffee cup and tightly seal with plastic wrap. Microwave on high for 60 seconds.
  10. Add a dollop of whipped cream/topping to each dish.
  11. Move dessert to table, carefully remove plastic wrap from rum mixture and pour about 1 tablespoon into each dish… CAUTION!!! Light and enjoy the show. Alcohol will burn off in about 1 minute, and create a really cool, warm/cold aspect to this dish.

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About Bananas Foster Puddings

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Collection: Mardi Gras!

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