1.09.2011

Nanner Puddin' Tutorial

 My recipe for Banana Pudding (or as we call it in our house, Nanner Puddin'
is another one of my few specialties! 
It is very easy to make (clearly, or I wouldn't be making it!), and it is absolutely delicious.
I make it for my entire family every Christmas Eve and it is always a crowd pleaser.
So come on and try it out!

Ingredients:
(Makes about 12 Servings)
One box of Nilla wafers
About 5 very ripe bananas
1 tub Cool Whip
3 boxes vanilla Jello pudding mix
6 cups half & half (instead of milk- makes thicker pudding)
1. Prepare the pudding a few hours in advance so it has time to thicken in the fridge.
2. Slice the bananas.
3. In a large glass bowl, layer the pudding, the bananas and then the wafers.

Start on the bottom with a layer of pudding about 1- 1 1/2 in. thick. 
Follow the pudding with a layer of the sliced bananas.
4. Then add a layer of Nilla wafers.
Now, you might think this is silly, but I think that the taste of the finished product all comes down to what I do with the layers of wafers:

The first layer is whole wafers... 
(followed by a layer of pudding and a layer of bananas)
The second layer is very crushed up wafers...
(followed up by another layer of pudding and bananas)
And the last layer is broken wafers.
5. Top it off with a layer of Cool Whip, a few wafer crumbs and some bananas, and you've got yourself some melt-in-your-mouth
Banana Pudding!
Yum!
I think you'll really love it!
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12 comments:

Tara said...

i am literally DROOLING right now. I'm SO close to sending Andrew to the grocery store.

So delicious. Wish it was Christmas eve again :)
love you.

Patricia said...

I love my niece's blog..... not only do I envy her (is that okay?) but I admire her talent and sense of adventure. I also feel like I have my very own Oprah Winfrey. What are we making next week?? !!! loveyou always! Hank

Natalie said...

That looks mouth watering delicious and is almost exactly the way we make it besides the half and half! YUM!

Renegades said...

Oh my son would so love this. He's big into the Dairy Queen banna pie blizzards and they have bannanas and vanilla wafers.

Yummy.

love and life ♥ said...

Oh my goodness! This sounds amazing! I want some right now! Thanks for sharing the tutorial. I can't wait to try it out! xx

Sue said...

I can see why breaking the wafers differently would make the taste more interesting. So many different textures. Looks delish!

=)

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Traci said...

OMGosh, do I love nanner-puddin!! Yours looks a whole lot prettier than mine.

Secret Mom Thoughts said...

yum!

leavesnbloom said...

That looks so delicious looking. I wonder what the alternative to Nillo wafers is in the UK as we don't have those here.

http://leavesnbloomphotography.blogspot.com/2011/01/my-prize-from-non-pareil-design-has.html

Actuary Mom said...

That sounds so yummy! All of my favorite things together.

leigh said...

Thanks for the recipe. I love Nanner Puddin'...especially with tons of Nilla Wafers-yum!

Thanks for linking up.

ilovepink1078 said...

wow, yummy! I love it. thanks for sharing your recipe.

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