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Layered Banana Pudding

This layered banana pudding recipe is a classic Southern dessert that’s always a crowd-pleaser! It’s creamy, full of flavor, and it takes minutes to make!
Prep Time30 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana pudding, bananas
Servings: 12
Calories: 90kcal
Author: Kasey Schwartz


  • 8 ounce block cream cheese softened to room temperature
  • 14 ounce can of sweetened condensed milk
  • 5 ounce package of instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 8 ounce tub of Cool Whip whipped topping thawed
  • 12 ounce box of Nilla wafers
  • 5-7 bananas peeled and sliced into coins


  • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese with an electric mixer on medium speed until smooth and fluffy.
  • Add in sweetened condensed milk, pudding mix, milk and vanilla extract. Mix until combined well.
  • Stir in half of the whipped topping.
  • Line a 9 x13 baking dish with one layer of Nilla Wafer cookies. Top with half of the banana slices.
  • Spread half of the pudding mixture on top of the bananas and add another layer of Nilla wafers.
  • Repeat layers ending pudding on top.
  • Cover and refrigerate for at least 4 hours or overnight.
  • Remove from refrigerator and add Nilla Wafers and banana slices before serving.



Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 149mg | Potassium: 291mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 107IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 119mg | Iron: 1mg