Jeanne's Easy Banana Pudding

Jeanne Benavidez


I am not normally one to use box mixes for short-cuts but this is really a very tasty and incredibly simple recipe. I taught it to my oldest grandaughter when she was @ 6 and she was so excited to make it for her Mom and Dad.


★★★★★ 1 vote

20 Min


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  • 1
    lg box vanilla instant pudding
  • 3 c
  • 1/8 to 1/4 tsp
    salt (this really makes a difference)
  • 1
    sm container of whipped topping
  • 1
    bx vanilla wafers
  • 3 or 4

How to Make Jeanne's Easy Banana Pudding


  1. In a medium bowl, mix the pudding mix, salt and milk until smooth. Let sit for @ 15 minutes.
  2. Gently fold in the Cool Whip until mixed.
  3. Place a layer of Vanilla Wafers on the bottom of an 8 x 8 square cake pan.
  4. Place a layer of sliced bananas on the wafers.
  5. Pour a layer of vanilla pudding over the wafers and bananas.
  6. Repeat these layers until all of the pudding has been used.
  7. Place a layer of vanilla wafers on top of the final layer of pudding.
  8. Cover with plastic wrap and place in the refrigerator for 1 or 2 hours or until cooled and firmly set.
  9. Garnish each serving with whipped topping and a vanilla wafer.

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About Jeanne's Easy Banana Pudding

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Puddings
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #desserts

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