Banana Pudding Trifle

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by ratherbeswimmin

Southern Living; fabulous dessert.

Top Review by Kana6615

This is absolutely incredible. I made a kid-friendly version without the alcohol as it was my nine-year-old son's birthday wish. He has declared that this is what he wants every year! I used homemade toffee and homemade vanilla wafers using recipes from 'Zaar.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large heavy saucepan; whisk in milk.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisking constantly.
  3. Remove from heat.
  4. Beat egg yolks until thick and pale.
  5. Gradually stir one-fourth of hot mixture into yolks; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.
  6. Cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute.
  7. Stir in vanilla.
  8. Layer one-third of wafers in a 16-cup trifle bowl.
  9. Combine bourbon and rum; brush over wafers.
  10. Top with one-third of banana.
  11. Spoon one-third of custard over banana, and sprinkle with 1/3 cup crushed candy bar.
  12. Repeat layers twice.
  13. Beat cream at medium speed with an electric mixer until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until soft peaks form.
  14. Spread whipped cream over trifle, and sprinkle with remaining crushed candy bar.
  15. Cover and chill 3 hours.

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