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The Banana Pudding Recipe You Need To Try Right Now

The Banana Pudding Recipe You Need To Try Right Now

Banana pudding is an heirloom Southern delicacy.  It is light but also creamy and decadent. I grew up eating (devouring) Banana pudding, and I fondly recall the first time my maternal grandmother gave me a spoonful of it to try.  I couldn’t wait for my next bite.  Today, I created a variation of the banana pudding recipe I grew up eating that is perfect for a hot summer’s day.  And it brings the same outpouring of emotion and delight that my maternal grandmother’s original recipe does. This recipe is a family favorite in our multicultural home and there is a fusion option too!  If you give it a try, write to us, and let us know how this recipe turned out for you.


Super Quick And Easy Banana Pudding Recipe With A Fusion Twist

What You’ll Need

One box instant vanilla pudding mix

1 cup of Organic coconut milk vanilla (or Milk of your choice)

8 oz. Cool whip (thawed) we use lite cool whip

Two ripe bananas sliced

1/2 box Nilla wafers (we use Reduced Fat)

1/4 Teaspoon ground cardamon (optional) this will bring a South Asian/Indian flair to the Banana Pudding


In a bowl, combine the instant pudding and milk. Stir until creamy. Let it stand for 5 minutes. Add in 1/4 teaspoon of ground cardamon if you are using it. Mix together the 4 oz of the thawed Cool Whip and the pudding. Layer sliced bananas and nilla wafers into a dish, placing a layer of bananas, nilla wafers, and pudding until all are used. Refrigerate for a minimum of 3 hours. Serve cold.

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