Mr. Food: Banana Pudding Dream

Mr. Food: Banana Pudding Dream


This creamy-dreamy version of banana pudding is easily going to become a new favorite! Our Banana Pudding Dream is decadently delicious and so easy to throw together. Since there’s no baking involved, it can be made ahead of time or as a last-minute dessert. Bring it to your next family get-together or potluck and you’ll receive lots of compliments!

What You’ll Need

  • 1 (11-ounce) package vanilla wafers, broken into pieces, divided
  • 3 (4-serving size) packages instant banana pudding mix
  • 5 cups milk
  • 1 (12-ounce) container frozen whipped topping, thawed, divided
  • 1 cup (1/2 pint) sour cream
  • 3 bananas, sliced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

What to Do

  1. Reserve 1/2 cup vanilla wafer pieces; place remaining wafer pieces in a 9- x 13-inch baking dish.
  2. In large bowl, combine pudding mix and milk; whisk 1 to 2 minutes, or until smooth and thickened. Add half the whipped topping (about 2-1/2 cups) and sour cream; mix well. Refrigerate until ready to use.
  3. In a medium bowl, combine bananas and lemon juice; toss until evenly coated, then drain.
  4. Spread half the pudding mixture evenly over  wafers. Arrange banana slices over pudding mixture. Evenly spread with remaining pudding mixture.
  5. Top with reserved 1/2 cup wafers over pudding. Dollop with remaining whipped topping.


  • Go ahead and garnish with extra banana slices for a nice finishing touch!