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Easy Banana Pudding

This is the very best recipe for banana pudding, and you won't believe how easy it is!
Prep Time20 mins
Chill time4 hrs
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Keyword: Pudding
Servings: 12


  • 1 package Vanilla Instant Pudding Mix 5.3 oz
  • 2 cup 2% milk cold
  • 1 can sweetened condensed milk 14 oz
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 12 oz cool whip defrosted
  • 1 box vanilla wafers 12 oz
  • 5-6 medium bananas


  • In a large mixing bowl, whisk pudding mix and 2% milk for 2 minutes until slightly thickened.
  • Stir in sweetened condensed milk until smooth. Stir in vanilla. Fold in cool whip, 1/3 of it at a time, until smooth.
  • In a 2 qt serving bowl, layer vanilla wafers, sliced bananas, and pudding mixture. Repeat layers 3-4 times until all ingredients are used.
  • Be sure all bananas are covered with pudding or they will dry out and brown. Chill 4 hours before serving.