Pioneer Woman Banana Pudding Recipe

The yummy banana pudding is a no-bake treat that’s simple to make. You’ll love a classic southern recipe: creamy vanilla pudding with fresh banana slices, whipped cream, and cookies.

The creamy dessert recalls childhood memories, is extremely simple to prepare, and maybe the most incredible thing ever for a hot day. 

Pioneer Woman Banana Pudding Recipe

Pioneer Woman Banana Pudding Recipe

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Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral Cuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Homemade banana pudding looks beautiful in a custard bowl, but it’s equally delicious and served in a bowl or casserole dish. Try the pioneer woman banana pudding recipe if you’re looking for a show-stopping dessert.


  • Milk 2 Cups

  • Sweetened Condensed Milk 1 Can 14 Oz 

  • Instant Vanilla Pudding Mix One Package 5 Oz 

  • Heavy Cream 3 Cups

  • Granulated Sugar 3 Tbsp 

  • Vanilla Extract 3 Tsp 

  • Vanilla Wafer Cookies 1 Box 16-Oz.

  • Bananas Sliced Into Coins 5

how to Pioneer Woman Banana Pudding

  •  Mixing Milk: Whisk the cold milk and sweetened condensed milk in a large mixing bowl. Whisk in the vanilla pudding until no lumps remain. Set aside for 5 minutes or until set.
    Mixing Milk
  • Beat the cream: In a mixing bowl, combine 3 cups of whipped cream, two tablespoons sugar, and two teaspoons vanilla extract. Beat it on high until stiff peaks form.
     Beat the cream
  • Mix With Pudding: Remove the pudding from the fridge and fold in the whipped cream. Fold it for 5 minutes Until it is well combined. 
    Mix With Pudding
  • Set The Pudding: First, you have to layer cookies at the bottom of the pudding dish. Using a spatula, spread a quarter of the pudding mixture over the top. Place another layer of cookies on top, then a row of cookies along the dish’s horizontal edge. Place a layer of banana slices on top, then spread over with a quarter of the pudding mixture.
    Set The Pudding
  • Freeze The Pudding: Continue layering cookies, bananas, and pudding until all cookies, bananas, and pudding are used. Alternate a row of sliced bananas with the cookies pushed against the pudding dish’s back wall. Allow 2 to 3 hours for chilling.
    Freeze The Pudding
  • Final Serving: To make the topping, whisk together a cup of cream, a tablespoon of sugar, and a tsp of vanilla extract until stiff peaks form. Put the crumbled cookies on top when serving.
    Final Serving

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Final Word:

The classic dish of pioneer women’s banana pudding recipe takes only a few minutes to prepare. And it requires no baking. I am sure the creamy pudding with loads of bananas and cookies will be your favorite. If you are looking for a yummy healthy dessert, this is it.

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Lindsay G. Cabral is a recipe blogger who specializes in vegan and gluten-free recipes. Lindsay has been blogging since 2012, and her recipes have been featured on popular websites such as Huffington Post, Mind Body Green, and The Kitchn. In addition to her blog, Lindsay is also the author of two cookbooks, Vegan Yum Yum and Vegan Yum Yum for All Occasions. When she's not in the kitchen, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her husband and two young daughters.

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