Sunday, November 22, 2009


Mama's Homemade Banana Pudding on Foodista
30 to 60 vanilla wafers
6 to 8 bananas, sliced
2 cups milk
1 - 5 ounce box instant French Vanilla Pudding
1 - 8 ounce package cream cheese, softened
1 - 14 ounce can sweetened condensed milk
1 -12 ounce container frozen whipped topping, thawed

Line the bottom of a 13 by 9 by 2-inch dish with vanilla wafers and layer bananas on top.

Crush to remaining wafers and reserve.

In a bowl, combine the milk and pudding, blend well using a whisk or hand mixer. Using another bowl, combine cream cheese and condensed milk together and mix until smooth. Fold in whipped topping into cream cheese mixture to the pudding mixture and stir until well blended. Pour the mixture over the wafers and bananas and cover with the remaining crushed wafers. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

YIELDS: 12 servings


  1. I love banana pudding. I have never seen this recipe before. It sounds wonderful.

  2. Hi Geri! Thanks for the nice comments on my blog. I never think of banana pudding, but I love it. This version seems so decadent. I'll have to try it and let you know.

    Mrs. Petrie @

  3. This has more ingredients than mine. I used to make banana pudding for my kids. This has cream cheese, cream cheese is a good thing. I like yours better:O)

  4. Thanks so much for this!!! Looks yummy! Blessings!

  5. I've never tried bananna pudding with cream sounds delicious. I will be trying this one. Thanks!!!


  6. Using waffles is interesting. I have never made a banana pudding because I do not like raw bananas but now that I have had banana cake, I am more open to trying banana recipes.

    Isn't it amazing how we keep our childhood prejudices?

  7. Sounds delicious. I wonder if I could come up with a substitute for the wafers. I'll have to think on that one.

  8. What a lovely recipe. It looks delicious.

  9. I love banana pudding, but haven't made it in so long. Your recipe sounds delicious! Happy Thanksgiving!

  10. This is like the banana pudding that I make--I love it--with condensed milk, cream cheese, and cool whip, what's not to love!

  11. I love banana pudding but never had it made quite like this! I'll definitely have to give it a try!
    By the way Geri, I wanted to feature one of your recipes this week on Monday Munchies, but when I clicked to save your photo they don't show up in my photos! On the next featured recipes round can you send me the photo once I select a recipe.
    Thanks Martha :-)

  12. oh my this does sound fabulous! I love this recipe,

  13. My Dad's all-time favorite dessert!

    Happy Thanksgiving!


  14. Great way to use up left over holiday turkey!

  15. Cream Cheese absolutely MAKES Banana Pudding! This is one of my favorite recipes for Banana Pudding!

  16. I have fond memories of my dad making this for me when I was a little girl! It's my all time fav comfort food! YUMMY!!!