Nutter Butter Banana Pudding Trifle (No Shortcut!)

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READY IN: 4hrs 35mins
Recipe by Heather in Georgia

This came from Southern Living magazine, 2009. There is another recipe on Zaar already, but it only posts the shortcut method. I prefer the taste of the homemade pudding that tastes much like custard.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 large eggs
  • 34 cup sugar
  • 13 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 5 medium bananas
  • 1 (1 lb) package peanut butter sandwich cookie
  • 2 cups sweetened whipped cream
  • Garnishes

  • peanut butter sandwich cookie, dried banana chips, fresh mint sprigs


  1. Whisk together first 4 ingredients in a large saucepan over medium-low heat. Cook, whisking constantly, 15 to 20 minutes or until thickened.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla until butter is melted.
  3. Fill a large bowl with ice. Place saucepan in ice, and let stand, stirring occasionally, 30 minutes or until mixture is thoroughly chilled.
  4. Meanwhile, cut bananas into 1/4-inch slices.
  5. Break cookies into thirds.
  6. Spoon half of pudding mixture into a 3-qt. bowl or pitcher. Top with bananas and cookies. Spoon remaining pudding mixture over bananas and cookies.
  7. Top with sweetened whipped cream.
  8. Cover and chill 2 to 24 hours. Garnish, if desired.

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