Easy Southern Banana Pudding

2888  Ratings
  • 20 min prep
  • 3 hr 20 min total
  • Makes 14 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

We've done it again. Taken a classic dessert, kept all the big flavor and whittled it down to a 5-ingredient wonder. No one has to know it only took minutes to make.

Easy Southern Banana Pudding Recipe


  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 2 pkg. (3.4 oz. each) vanilla instant pudding
  • 30 NILLA Wafers
  • 3 medium bananas, sliced
  • 1 tub (8 oz.) frozen whipped topping, thawed


  • Pour  milk into large bowl. Add dry pudding mixes. Beat with wire whisk 2 min. or until well blended. Let stand 5 min.
  • Arrange  half of the wafers on bottom and up side of 2-qt. serving bowl; top with layers of half each of the banana slices and pudding. Repeat all layers. Cover with whipped topping.
  • Refrigerate  3 hours. Store leftover dessert in refrigerator.

Recipe Tips

Better For YouSave 60 calories and 3.5 grams of fat per serving by preparing with fat-free milk, vanilla fat-free sugar-free instant pudding, Reduced Fat NILLA Wafers and frozen reduced-fat whipped topping.

Special ExtraGarnish with additional banana slices, dipped in lemon juice to prevent darkening, just before serving.

Better For YouCheck out our web site for the Healthy Living version of Easy Low-Fat Southern Banana Pudding.


Nutrition Information

Makes 14 servings, about 2/3 cup each.

Nutrition per serving:

  • Calories 180 
  • Total fat 6 g
  • Saturated fat 4 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Sodium 260 mg
  • Carbohydrate 32 g
  • Dietary fiber 1 g
  • Sugars 23 g
  • Protein 3 g
  • Vitamin A 2 %DV
  • Vitamin C 4 %DV
  • Calcium 6 %DV
  • Iron 0 %DV

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