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Southern Banana Pudding

Southern Banana Pudding

25 Ratings
25 Ratings
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Southern Banana Pudding
Makes: 10 servings
Total Cost: $$$$

Sweet and delicious, this dessert will soon become a family favorite. 

Ingredients

  • 3 3/4 cups milk (fat-free)
  • 2 instant vanilla pudding and pie-filling mix (small packages 4 serving size, fat-free, sugar free)
  • 32 vanilla wafers
  • 2 bananas (medium, sliced)
  • 2 cups frozen whipped topping (light)

Directions

  1. Mix 3½ cups of the milk with the pudding mixes. Beat the pudding mixture with a wire whisk for 2 minutes until it is well blended. Let stand for 5 minutes.
  2. Fold 1 cup of the whipped topping into the pudding mix.
  3. Arrange a layer of wafers on the bottom and sides of a 2-quart serving bowl. Drizzle 2 tablespoons of the remaining milk over the wafers. Add a layer of banana slices and top with one-third of the pudding.
  4. Repeat layers, drizzling each wafer layer with remaining milk and ending with pudding. Spread the remaining whipped topping over the pudding.
  5. Refrigerate for at least 3 hours before serving.

Notes

Learn more about bananas.

Source:

US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health
National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute, Heart Healthy Home Cooking: African American Style

Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 3/4 cup (146g)
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 215
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 9 mg
Sodium 376 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 34 g
Added Sugars included 24 g
Protein 4 g
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Calcium 132 mg
Iron 0 mg
Potassium 258 mg
N/A - data is not available
Nutrients Amount
Total Calories 215
Total Fat 4 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 g
Linoleic Acid 1 g
α-Linolenic Acid 0.1 g
Omega 3 - EPA 1 mg
Omega 3 - DHA 1 mg
Cholesterol 9 mg
Carbohydrates 41 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Total Sugars 34 g
Added Sugars included 24 g
Protein 4 g
Minerals
Calcium 132 mg
Potassium 258 mg
Sodium 376 mg
Copper 63 mcg
Iron 0 mg
Magnesium 20 mg
Phosphorus 258 mg
Selenium 5 mcg
Zinc 0 mg
Vitamins
Vitamin A 59 mcg RAE
Vitamin B6 0.1 mg
Vitamin B12 0.5 mcg
Vitamin C 2 mg
Vitamin D 1 mcg
Vitamin E 0 mg
Vitamin K 1 mcg
Folate 22 mcg DFE
Thiamin 0.1 mg
Riboflavin 0.2 mg
Niacin 1 mg
Choline 20 mg
Note: only nutrients that are available will show on this display

MyPlate Food Groups

Fruits 1/4 cups
Grains 1/2 ounces
Dairy 1/2 cups

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