Homemade Banana Pudding

HilahCooking's picture

Jul. 25, 2015

Homemade Banana Pudding is better than a box! Learn how to make this simple homemade vanilla pudding with bananas and vanilla wafers.


Sugar 1/3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
Cornstarch 2 Tablespoon
Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs) (I've used both whole and 2% with good results)
Egg yolks 2
Butter 2 Teaspoon , softened or cut into small bits
Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
Ripe banana 1 Large , peeled and sliced
Vanilla wafer cookies 30



1.In a saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, cold milk and whisk until sugar dissolves.

2.Add egg yolk and whisk well.

3.Add butter and turn on heat.

4.Stir constantly until mixture begins to bubble or for 5 minutes.

5.Reduce heat and simmer for another 2 minutes until thickened.

6.Turn off heat, add vanilla and set aside.

7.Layer cookies and banana slices in the bottom of dish and top with half of pudding, more banana slices and remaining pudding.

8.Top with cookies, cover and chill for 4-8 hours.


9.Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 10 Minutes
Ready In: 10 Minutes
Servings: 6