Old Fashioned Banana Pudding

Thursday, May 17, 2018
Old Fashioned Banana Pudding is the easiest no bake recipe we love here in the South. It's picnic or barbecue must have in the summer time. The rich pudding, bananas, real whipped cream and vanilla wafers make this a dreamy, creamy dessert that everyone loves. You have two options, one to use store bought pre made or the one I make from scratch. Check out my childhood favorite no bake delicious dessert Old Fashioned Banana Pudding recipe below.





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I love my homemade from scratch banana pudding recipe.




It's a must make if you have the time, homemade is always better.




If not, there are plenty of homemade versions in the dairy case at any local supermarket.



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I couldn't wait for this dessert to be ready!




Layers of wafers, filled with rich banana pudding, freshly whipped cream gives this that old fashioned flavor that is etched in my mind from childhood.



I always remember that cream whipping and waiting in line to grab one of the beaters.



Oh, then using a spatula to eat the hot banana pudding when the pan was ready to go into the sink!
The good ole days.



I am sure someone else out there remembers licking those beaters.



The anticipation of a seven year old child now is priceless to me, I love seeing my grandchildren begging for the beaters.



I remember doing this like it was yesterday and miss my mom everyday.




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Brings me back to my childhood when things were simple then




Old Fashioned Banana Pudding is a childhood treat. This is on many menu's here in the South.



Mom used to make this often when I was a child.



We never used anything but homemade ingredients. That's what this recipe is all about.



The pudding is made from scratch. Mom even used to take the cream off the top of our delivered milk bottles to make the whipped cream with.



Of course those days are gone, but you can certainly whip up some fresh cream from your local dairy.



The pudding is rich and creamy and this no bake dessert is always welcomed with a big smile when I put this on the table for dessert.



It is so easy to make. Even though I wouldn't skip the homemade banana pudding, you can buy pudding pre made.



If you skip the homemade part, it won't be the same old fashioned treat.



Homemade makes this no bake treat.



Using fresh sliced bananas, whipped cream and vanilla wafers makes the pudding decadent and unique to any other you can buy.



It's so easy, I promise!




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Old Fashioned Goodness with Old Fashioned Memories



The kids never left a drop in their plates. This dessert was always totally gobbled up.




The vanilla wafers meld themselves into the pudding to make a cake like texture and taste.




One spoonful and you'll be hooked.




The whipped cream has that old fashioned flavor that can't be compared to using a whipped non dairy topping.




The fresh bananas is the signal ingredient to make it becomes the most delicious no bake dessert anyone could ask for.




This will really bring you back in time to the old days!




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Old Fashioned Banana Pudding

prep time: 20 MINScook time: 25 MINStotal time: 45 mins

ingredients:

3/4 cup sugar 
3 cups whole milk
1/4 cup cornstarch
5 egg yolks
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 tablespoon butter
4 peeled and sliced bananas
lemon juice
1 box of vanilla wafers
1 pint of whipping cream or mor

instructions:

In a pie plate, slice the bananas, drizzle with lemon juice and set aside. Whip the cream with 3 tablespoon sugar until soft peaks,  place in the refrigerator.
Make the Pudding recipe: 
In a nonstick 1-quart saucepan, combine 3/4 cup sugar, 1 cup milk. Scald mixture. In a small mixing bowl, whisk the remaining 2 cups milk and cornstarch together to make a slurry. Whisk egg yolks with salt in medium bowl. Temper yolks by adding 1/2 cup scaled milk mixture to yolks and whisk well. Add yolk mixture and put back into milk mixture and whisk vigorously over medium heat until thickened, about 2 minutes. Remove from heat , add vanilla, and butter. Whisk until uniformly incorporated. 
In a glass bowl or see through baking glass rectangular pan, layer the wafers, pudding, sliced bananas then whipped cream. Repeat layers until you use everything up, ending with the whipped cream. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
calories
119
fat (grams)
8
carbs (grams)
9
protein (grams)
6
sugar (grams)
11
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25 comments

  1. Definitely a perfect summertime dessert! This would be a huge hit with my family.

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  2. You know, I was never much of a banana pudding fan, until a co-worker brought a version that doesn't use the store-bought vanilla pudding (totally not my thing). I love that you make pudding from scratch for this, and I bet that it's just divine!

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  3. I am always looking for things to do with bananas when I see few lying around. This one is such a great recipe.

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  4. Childhood memories of food are the best! This classic banana pudding recipe is a keeper for sure!

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  5. I love that this is such a nostalgic recipe for you! So important to pass those kinds of memories on. I know EXACTLY what you mean about waiting impatiently for a beater covered in cream!! Love that this is a no bake recipe :)

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  6. Hard to beat good ole fashioned Banana Pudding and it brings back my childhood as well

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  7. I love classic dessert recipes like this banana pudding. No bake desserts are perfect to make in the summer too!

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  8. Oh man, such rich, decadent and delicious looking banana pudding. My mom used to skim off Cream from top from fresh milk back in India, but I've never been able to do it here in US.

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  9. Bill loves banana cream pie, so I know he'll be crazy about your banana pudding! And it's the perfect dessert to make while we're remodeling!

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  10. Wow this really sounds soooo delicious. I never tried banana pudding before but now I really can't wait to make this. I love how easy this recipe is. Perfect weekend dessert.

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  11. I am a 'from scratch' kinda person too! I love making my own pudding. My mom use to make banana pudding often and I cannot remember when was the last time I made banana pudding. Need to try this soon.

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  12. Recipes that evoke memories are the very best. We can hand them down to our kiddos and the tradition keeps on. I consider banana pudding sheer comfort food. It's especially so down South.

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  13. This is a great recipe to use up bananas, makes a change from banana bread. Perfect for summer picnics

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  14. This is a great recipe to use up bananas, makes a change from banana bread. Perfect for summer picnics

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  15. This looks like a great dish to take along to a party....great to feed a crowd. Easy and delicious desserts are great for entertaining.

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  16. I think this simple homemade dessert is a favorite of so many of us...my husband loves it. Thanks for rekindling the memories.

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  17. Dear Claudia, your banana pudding looks marvelous and brings back a lot of fond memories! I would love a scoop of this right now. XO dear, Catherine

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  18. I love banana pudding so much! I can't wait to try this version for dessert soon, it will be such a huge hit at my house!

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  19. Banana pudding is so good. I haven't had it for years though! I need to try your recipe.

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  20. I can imagine this brought back lots of memories in a good way?

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  21. Banana pudding takes me back to my childhood too. Such a classic dessert.

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  22. Banana is my favorite flavor and has been my whole life.

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  23. My whole family loves banana puddings! It's the perfect easy (love the no-bake) summertime dessert.

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  24. very nice post i like your post.

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