Banana Pudding Recipes

July 24, 2009

Cup of banana pudding topped with whipped cream and a vanilla wafer cookie.A new twist to Banana Pudding. My family begs for it.



Cook pudding, low heat to prevent scorching, as directed on package.Meanwhile, layer "Nilla" vanilla wafers in bottom of large bowl. Then slice two of the bananas and put on top of wafers. Next cut up 3 slices of pineapple and put on top of bananas. Make another layer of wafers, sliced bananas, and cut up pineapple. Place wafers in a circle around the top of the mixture. Pour the pudding over the mixture slowly so it will seep to the bottom. I sometimes shake the bowl gently so the pudding will go to the bottom. Leave out on counter for approx. 30 minutes so pudding will soak into the wafers. Then refrigerate. Best if made night before using. Great for church socials.

Servings: 10
Time:30 Minutes Preparation Time
15 Minutes Cooking Time

Source: This was my own creation because we love all the ingredients.

By Peggy M. from Jesup, Ga

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April 12, 2020

I have been following the recipe on the Nilla waffer box and my pudding doesn't stay creamy once cooled. It becomes thick like a cheese cake. What am I doing wrong?


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April 12, 20201 found this helpful

Not enough ingredients or over mixed could create this affect . Be careful making your next yummy batch!


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April 12, 20200 found this helpful

Maybe overboiled the mixture?


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April 15, 20200 found this helpful

Well - some people like a thicker, dense pudding but I also prefer 'pudding'.
Here is the original Nabisco recipe and not too many people follow this exactly so take a look and see if it is all the same as your recipe.


Not everyone uses flour anymore and many do not use a double boiler. I still use the original recipe and it works pretty well most of the time.
One trick is knowing exactly when the pudding has thicken just right so it is not 'runny' or too thick. Maybe this is where your problem lies.
Do you use a thermometer? This may be of help.

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December 1, 2008

How do you make banana pudding using Eagle Brand milk and whipping cream?

Jessie from Dallas, TX


December 1, 20080 found this helpful

Is this the one?

which is the same one featured on the Eagle brand website:

By Deborah (Guest Post)
December 2, 20081 found this helpful

My mom makes it this way:
1 box instant banana pudding mix (prepare according box directions)
1 can sweetened condensed milk
1 container whipped cream


vanilla wafers

It is really rich and is always a hit!

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This is a great way to use your over-ripe bananas other than banana bread, and a healthy way to boot. So simple!

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