Homemade Banana Pudding Recipe {Easy & Delicious}

As much as I like to put a modern twist on old recipes, some old-fashioned recipes are better left alone. This old-fashioned easy banana pudding recipe is the best, ever. Six ingredients, and delicious to the very last bite. Come on in and I’ll share this recipe for Homemade Banana Pudding…

homemade banana pudding

Homemade Banana Pudding…

Banana Pudding is one of those recipes that steals the show, every time.

If you are looking for easy to make desserts like this one then you might like my recipe for Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding, Pistachio Fluff, or Cherry Fluff Salad

banana pudding recipe

Everyone looks forward to Banana Pudding at potlucks.

Banana Pudding

When you are the one to walk in with this beautiful homemade banana pudding, you’ll steal the show too.

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This Banana Pudding is so easy to make.  Slap the layers on, and done. Easy, Peasy. Just before serving, add some whipped cream here, and there for a pretty display.

Banana Pudding Recipe

How to make Banana Pudding…

  1. Mix the pudding mixes with milk, condensed milk, and cool whip
  2. Let that set up and thicken
  3. Slice bananas
  4. Begin layering, pudding, then, wafers, then bananas
how to make banana pudding

Here’s a quick Homemade Banana Pudding video to help you…

Enough of this drooling. Let’s get on with it. Here’s your handy, dandy recipe printout.


how to make banana pudding

Old Fashioned Easy Banana Pudding

Delicious, Old Fashioned, and Easy to make Banana Pudding
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 12 for a crowd
Calories: 38cal
Author: Melissa
Cost: $10


  • 2 3 oz. vanilla pudding such as Kraft Jell-O
  • 3 cups milk 2% or whole
  • 1 14 oz. Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • 1 12 oz. cool whip , thawed
  • 1 11 oz. vanilla wafers such as Nabisco Nilla Wafers
  • 5-6 ripe bananas
  • Optional: Can of whipped cream topping


  • In a large bowl, Mix the pudding, milk, and condensed milk together
  • Fold in the cool whip
    how to make banana pudding
  • Let the pudding set up – should take a couple of minutes to thicken
  • In your serving container, add layers of pudding first, then wafers, and finally bananas
  • Your last layer should be pudding
  • You can decorate with leftover wafers, bananas, and whipped topping
    how to make banana pudding


nutrition facts are only an estimate 


Calories: 38cal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0.4g | Cholesterol: 7mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 93mg | Fiber: 0.01g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 99IU | Vitamin C: 0.04mg | Calcium: 75mg | Iron: 0.001mg
how to make banana pudding

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