How To Make The Best Banana Pudding - Quick & Easy Recipe Video

This video will show you how prepare a creamy, decadent banana pudding dessert with southern flair! This recipe has a secret ingredient! A true crowd pleaser that I am always asked to bring.


Preparation Time20 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexJust EnjoyServings6
DishMain Ingredient


 Instant vanilla pudding mix6 4⁄5 Ounce (2 packs used, 3.4 oz each)
 Milk2 Cup (32 tbs)
 Sour cream8 Ounce
 Cool whip8 Ounce, divided (1/2 of the container used in the pudding mix; the other half used to top the layer of the pudding)
 Bananas3 Medium, sliced (3 -6 bananas or as required)
 Nilla wafers20 Medium (use as required - 1 box contains 80 wafers)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 698 Calories from Fat 264

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 30 g45.9%

Saturated Fat 15.5 g77.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 38.3 mg

Sodium 778.8 mg32.5%

Total Carbohydrates 101 g33.8%

Dietary Fiber 1.3 g5.2%

Sugars 74 g

Protein 6 g11.9%

Vitamin A 6.5% Vitamin C 7.8%

Calcium 17.7% Iron 1.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a bowl, add 2 packs on instant vanilla pudding with 2 cups of milk, stir until creamy.
2. Add 8 oz of sour cream and stir well to combine.
3. Add half a container of cool whip (4 oz), stir until well combined.
4. Take a dish, add a layer of sliced bananas and nilla wafers.
5. Spread a spoonful of the prepared pudding mixture on top.
6. Repeat the layering process until done with the pudding mixture on top. Top it by spreading a last layer of the remaining (4 oz) cool whip. Level evenly.
7. Top with nilla wafers lining them or crush them and sprinkle on top. Cover and refrigerate for about 30 to 60 minutes or until chilled.

8. Serve chilled.

Editors Review

Do you love banana? Then this lovely smooth luscious pudding by Monique should be your first choice. It is a simple dish but high on taste and flavor.