Layered Banana Pudding Recipe (2024)

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Banana pudding is one of our family favorites. It perfect for any time of the year.

This layered banana pudding recipe is a crowd pleaser for sure. I love this recipe and I think you will too!

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Every time we have an event at church back in Dallas, everyone requests one of our sweet ladies, Ms. Linda, make her famousbanana pudding recipe.

There was a point in time when she auctioned off a recipe a month for an entire year at church.

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We won that and it was one of the best treats you could ever imagine. We picked a different recipe each month. Her banana pudding was at the top of the list!

Let me show you just how easy it is to make…. she did share the recipe with me.

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Here is everything you will need to make this classic recipe and it will serve 8 to 10 people, easy. This recipe does not include egg whites. I know some banana pudding recipes do, but this one does not.

We made this up in individual cups, but we share options with you below for other ways you can serve it.


Gather up your ingredients.

Keep in mind, you do not have to make this recipe into individual dishes. You can layer it in a large dish for a traditional large gathering setting.

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Banana Pudding Ingredients:

  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 box instant vanilla pudding (if you want it super banana tasting you could do banana flavored pudding)
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 large container of whipped topping (like Cool Whip)
  • 1 box vanilla wafers (like Nilla Wafers)
  • 3 medium bananas

Garnish:

  • Crust vanilla wafers
  • Cool Whip
  • Sliced bananas
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How to Make Layered Banana Pudding

Beat milk and instant pudding until it is well mixed.

Add sweetened condensed milk, Combine it well.

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Fold in about 12 ounces of Cool Whip.

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You’re going to layer the ingredients starting with the pudding mixture to cover the bottom.

(Here is how you will layer it if you’re putting it all into one dish.)

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Then, the vanilla wafers, and some banana slices. Repeat until out of ingredients.

If you don’t want to make individual banana pudding cups like we did, you can use a large baking dish and follow the same layering process. This is the ideal way t make it if you’re taking this to a pot luck or family gathering.


Garnish with cookie, banana slices and whipped cream on top of the pudding.

Serve immediately or chill for later.

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This is perfect for any family gathering you have any time of year.

Perfect for the holidays and potlucks.

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It will sell like hotcakes at your bake sale at church.

Or, make it just because. Our family could eat this every single night for dessert.

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It’s like southern comfort food at it’s best.

My family loves banana pudding… this recipe is their favorite!

Looking for more banana recipes? I think you will love our no bake blueberry banana pie. My mom has made it for years. It’s amazing!

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Layered Banana Pudding

Yield: 8

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 10 minutes

Total Time: 15 minutes

Grandma's famous layered banana pudding right here for you to enjoy!

Ingredients

Pudding

  • 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 box instant vanilla pudding (if you want it super banana tasting you could do banana flavored pudding)
  • 1 1/2 cups whole milk
  • 1 large container of whipped topping (like Cool Whip)
  • 1 box vanilla wafers (like Nilla Wafers)
  • 3 medium bananas

Garnish

  • Crust vanilla wafers
  • Cool Whip
  • Sliced bananas

Instructions

  1. Beat milk and instant pudding until it is well mixed.
  2. Add sweetened condensed milk, Combine it well.
  3. Fold in about 12 ounces of Cool Whip.
  4. You’re going to layer the ingredients starting with the pudding mixture to cover the bottom.
  5. (Here is how you will layer it if you’re putting it all into one dish.)
  6. Then, the vanilla wafers, and some banana slices. Repeat until out of ingredients.
  7. If you don’t want to make individual banana pudding cups like we did, you can use a large baking dish and follow the same layering process. This is the ideal way t make it if you’re taking this to a pot luck or family gathering.
Nutrition Information:

Yield: 8Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving:Calories: 339Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 27mgSodium: 142mgCarbohydrates: 59gFiber: 2gSugar: 50gProtein: 8g

Layered Banana Pudding Recipe (2024)

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