This delicious banana pudding is easy to put together, has a great tasting twist, and makes a great picnic dessert! Serve it in small shot glasses for fun!
In the South, banana pudding is pretty much its own religion, much like buttermilk biscuits, sweet tea, and fried chicken. Everyone has their own recipe and it’s always better than any other recipe around.
My friend Michael makes an AMAZING banana pudding! Ever have a specialty or dish that people request you to bring to any get-together? Banana pudding is Michael’s specialty.
He’s married to Michelle so as couples go, it’s their thing to bring, but we all know that Michael actually makes it. It is so delicious and we fight over who gets to take home the leftovers.
What makes Mind-Blowing Banana Pudding?
Another friend of mine, Heather, makes a delicious banana pudding that is just as good as Michael’s but it has a fun twist to it. Instead of vanilla wafers, she uses Crispy Sugared Pecans! She also has another twist which I found equally intriguing. Sour cream. I had never heard of anyone putting sour cream in their pudding but it adds so much to it.
The sour cream creates a different dimension to the pudding and cuts through the sweetness a bit. When she brings her pudding to a party, people stick their whole head in the bowl to get the last little bit they can’t get with a spoon, or spatula, or finger.
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If you want to wow people at your next get-together, make this banana pudding and bring some extra napkins!
Don’t worry about take away containers because you won’t need them! Enjoy this recipe for mind-blowing banana pudding. It is Mind-Blowing.
- 1 package instant banana pudding (vanilla is optional)
- 1 cup milk (I use whole for this but skim or almond works too)
- 1 cup sour cream
- 2 cups whipped cream (whipped, frozen optional)
- 4 ripe bananas (sliced)
- 1/2 recipe Crispy Sugared Pecans
- Mix pudding package with milk.
- Refrigerate for 5 minutes.
- Stir to fluff and add sour cream and 1/2 cup whipped cream.
- Slice bananas.
- Layer pudding in the bottom of the serving dish.
- Top with banana slices.
- Top with a layer of whipped cream.
- Sprinkle with crispy sugared pecans.
- Repeat until serving dish is full.
- Top with whipped cream and crispy sugared pecan pieces for garnish.
- Keep cold until ready to serve.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 10 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 160Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 5gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 25mgSodium: 61mgCarbohydrates: 19gFiber: 1gSugar: 11gProtein: 3g
This nutrition information was generated via a third party, Nutritionix, and can not be held liable for any discrepancies in the information provided.
*You can use any recipe you have for the vanilla pudding. Feel free to use the instant and just make as instructed just use 1/2 cup less of the milk. Here is a great recipe for vanilla pudding that is easy to make.
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