From Scratch Banana Pudding

From Scratch Banana Pudding

Pudding from scratch is so much more delicious than the boxed version! Featuring homemade vanilla pudding, vanilla wafers, sliced bananas, and fresh whipped cream, our banana pudding recipe is the ultimate comfort dessert.


• 6 cups homemade vanilla pudding

• 4 bananas, sliced in coins

• 8 ounces Vanilla wafer cookies

• 4 cups homemade whipped cream


  1. Make vanilla pudding and whipped cream as instructed. Let pudding chill completely.
  2. Line the bottom of a 9x9 baking dish with wafer cookies, top with half the banana slices and then top the banana slices with half of the vanilla pudding.
  3. Repeat the layers and top with whipped cream and vanilla wafer cookie crumbles if you desire.
  4. Cover tightly and let chill until ready to serve.

Vanilla Pudding Recipe:

  • 5 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 4 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  1. In a medium saucepan, melt butter over low heat. Once completely melted, add in cornstarch and whisk until well combined. Let cook 1 minute.
  2. Whisk in heavy cream and sugar. Stir continually while slowly increasing the heat to medium-high.
  3. When the cream thickens and starts to simmer, immediately remove the pan from the heat. Stir in vanilla extract and white chocolate chips until completely melted.
  4. Cover and let cool in the refrigerator for 30-60 minutes.

Whipped Cream Recipe:

  • 3 cups heavy cream
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Using a chilled bowl, combine these 2 ingredients and whip until stiff peaks form.

*Recipe on video and text may differ from each other!

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