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Nilla Wafer Banana Pudding Recipe

Lil' Luna
Layered nilla wafer banana pudding steals the show with its light banana flavor and contrasting creamy and crunchy textures!
4.84 from 31 votes
Prep Time 20 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 74 kcal


  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese softened
  • 1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 (5-ounce) package instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 (8-ounce) tubs whipped topping thawed (or 6 cups homemade whipped cream)
  • 4 bananas sliced
  • ½ (12-ounce) box vanilla wafers


  • In a large bowl, beat cream cheese until fluffy and with no clumps. Add sweetened condensed milk, pudding mix, cold milk, and vanilla. Beat until smooth.
  • Fold in 8 ounces whipped cream and mix until combined. Let chill in the fridge for 30 minutes.
  • Line the bottom of a trifle dish with vanilla wafers around the edge. Add half the pudding mixture and spread across, topped with a layer of sliced bananas. Add a layer of whipped topping. Repeat layers. Nilla wafers - pudding mixture - bananas - whipped topping. 
  • Top with more wafers and banana slices if desired. Refrigerate for at least an hour before serving.



Calories: 74kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 2gFat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 6mgSodium: 27mgPotassium: 221mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 125IUVitamin C: 3.4mgCalcium: 71mgIron: 0.1mg
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