From Scratch Banana Pudding


Gluten Free High Altitude No Bake Desserts No Seed Oils | Published September 5, 2022 by Mimi Council

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Smooth, light and bursting with banana flavor and just the right amount of cinnamon. This From Scratch Banana Pudding is a perfect no bake dessert. Top it with my Homemade Whipped Cream and fresh banana slices for the ultimate treat.

If you like making homemade pudding, try my From Scratch Chocolate Pudding, Homemade Butterscotch Pudding, or my Homemade Vanilla Malt Pudding.

from scratch banana pudding

This recipe for From Scratch Banana Pudding is so easy to make! I can't stress that enough! If you love my Banana Cream Pie recipe than you will love this recipe because it is very similar, yet it only takes a fraction of the time!

This recipe for from scratch Banana Pudding comes together in just a few minutes on the stovetop, making it a simple no bake dessert. You can eat it plain or add Homemade Whipped Cream on top, fresh bananas, other fruit like raspberries or strawberries, or even add a cookie on top!

from scratch banana pudding

Why You'll Love This Recipe

No Bake: This is a delicious and simple no bake dessert recipe! For those summer months when you don't want to turn on the oven, this is the perfect recipe. It's also a cool treat

Quick & Easy: I love homemade pudding because it's so incredibly quick and easy to make! This takes about 15 minutes to make and then you just have to wait while it chills and sets for a bit in the fridge.

Smooth & Creamy: This homemade banana pudding is so smooth and creamy! Pudding is all about the texture and this recipe has it all!

Simple Dessert: While you're making this banana pudding from scratch, it is a really simple dessert with just a few ingredients. You can also dress it up after it's made with whipped cream and fresh banana slices, or even other toppings like strawberries, raspberries, chocolate chips or cookies!

from scratch banana pudding

Ingredients

Organic Ripe Bananas

Organic Valley Grassmilk

Homemade Organic Light Brown Sugar

Wholesome Organic Cane Sugar

Organic Valley Large Eggs

Organic Valley Heavy Whipping Cream

Frontier Co-Op Organic Cornstarch

Organic Valley Salted Butter

Simply Organic Vanilla Extract

Frontier Co-Op Organic Korintje Cinnamon

Frontier Co-Op Organic Cloves

Tools Needed

Blender

Digital Food Scale

3-Quart Pot

Whisk

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Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and heavy whipping cream, set aside.

Step 2

In a medium saucepan, add the chocolate milk, cane sugar, and cocoa powder. Cook over medium heat until it reaches 140°F on a drink thermometer.

Step 3

In a medium bowl, whisk together egg yolks. Once the sugar and milk mixture has reached 140°F, slowly add about half of it into the egg yolks whisking the entire time. Then add this mixture back into the pot and whisk to combine completely. Add in the cornstarch mixture and whisk to combine completely. Continue to cook and whisk over medium heat until the mixture starts to simmer and has noticeably thickened, about 5 minutes.

Step 4

Remove from heat and add in the butter and vanilla, whisk to combine completely.

Step 5

Pour into individual serving dishes or into a bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Be sure to press the plastic wrap directly onto the top of the pudding to prevent a film from forming. Chill for at least 4 hours before serving.

from scratch banana pudding

FAQ's

Can I use unsalted butter?

Yes, just add a pinch of salt to the recipe.

Do I need to add the spices?

I feel they enhance the banana pudding. But, you can omit them if you prefer. The pudding will be a little more one note.

How do you store homemade pudding?

Store in an airtight container in the fridge.

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from scratch banana pudding

From Scratch Banana Pudding

Mimi Council
Smooth and creamy from scratch Banana Pudding is the perfect end to any meal. Top it with homemade whipped cream, fresh banana slices, or even cookies for an indulgent dessert.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Chill Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 20 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Makes 8 servings
Calories 210 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Instructions
 

  • In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and heavy whipping cream, set aside.
  • In a medium saucepan, add the chocolate milk, cane sugar, and cocoa powder. Cook over medium heat until it reaches 140°F on a drink thermometer.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together egg yolks. Once the sugar and milk mixture has reached 140°F, slowly add about half of it into the egg yolks whisking the entire time. Then add this mixture back into the pot and whisk to combine completely.
  • Add in the cornstarch mixture and whisk to combine completely.
  • Continue to cook and whisk over medium heat until the mixture starts to simmer and has noticeably thickened, about 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and add in the butter and vanilla, whisk to combine completely.
  • Pour into individual serving dishes or into a bowl, and cover with plastic wrap. Be sure to press the plastic wrap directly onto the top of the pudding to prevent a film from forming. Chill for at least 4 hours before serving.
  • Once the pudding has set, it can be stored without the plastic wrap on it, in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 7 days.

Notes

High Altitude — Follow the recipe as noted.

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 27gProtein: 4gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 0.1gCholesterol: 120mgSodium: 55mgPotassium: 226mgFiber: 1gSugar: 21gVitamin A: 445IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 101mgIron: 0.4mg
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