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Banana Pudding Lush recipe
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Banana Pudding Lush

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword banana-pudding-desserts, banana-pudding-lush, banana-pudding-recipes
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chill time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 40 minutes
Servings 12 pieces
Calories 560kcal

Ingredients

  • Crust:
  • 2 ½ cups crushed vanilla wafer crumbs
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • ½ cup salted butter melted
  • Cream Cheese Layer:
  • 2 8 oz blocks cream cheese softened
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 1 8 oz frozen whipped topping thawed
  • 6 medium bananas sliced
  • Pudding Layer:
  • 1 3.4 oz box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 3.4 oz box instant banana pudding mix
  • 3 cups cold milk
  • Topping:
  • 1 8 oz frozen whipped topping thawed
  • ¼ cup crushed vanilla wafer crumbs
  • additional whipped topping, whole vanilla wafers and sliced bananas for garnishing optional

Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350°F and lightly spritz the bottom only of a 13 x 9 baking dish with cooking spray.
  • Crust: Mix together vanilla wafer crumbs and sugar with butter. Press firmly onto the bottom of baking dish. Bake for 20 minutes until lightly golden and set. Cool completely.
  • To assemble:
    Cream cheese layer: Using an electric mixer whip together cream cheese and powdered sugar with vanilla. Once combined add 8 oz container whipped topping. Beat on low just until combined. Spread over cooled crust. Arrange banana slices over cream cheese layer.
  • Pudding layer: Using an electric mixer in the same bowl, whip together both packages of pudding with 3 cups cold milk. Beat for 3 minutes or until thickened but, still pourable. Pour over bananas. Spreading to cover completely.
  • Topping: Frost the top with remaining 8 oz container whipped topping. Sprinkle with crushed vanilla wafers.
  • Chill for 4-6 hours before cutting. Garnish with additional whipped topping, whole vanilla wafers and banana slices just before serving, if desired.
  • Store any leftovers covered and chilled.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 560kcal | Carbohydrates: 67g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 14g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 66mg | Sodium: 581mg | Potassium: 329mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 41g | Vitamin A: 373IU | Vitamin C: 5mg | Calcium: 90mg | Iron: 1mg