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

Recipe by Lindsay G. Cabral
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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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