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Roasted banana pudding

Sweet, Gooey, Creamy, Roasted Banana Pudding

Chef Norbert
The recipe has a lot fewer calories than a regular banana pudding. It starts by using low-fat milk, sugar-free whipped topping that replaces regular heavy cream.
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 40 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Better for you, Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 10
Calories 168 kcal


  • 6 each bananas ripe
  • 8 ounce milk low fat
  • 4 ounce sugar granulated
  • 2 each eggs
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1/2 tbsp butter unsalted
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 45 each vanilla wafers
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 12 ounces whipped topping


Bake the bananas

  • Place bananas on a sheet pan. Bake at 350° for 20 minutes. Remove 1/2 of the bananas; cool completely. Peel and cut into 1/2-inch-thick slices.
    6 each bananas
  • Bake the remaining bananas at 350° for an additional 20 minutes. Carefully peel and place the bananas in a blender, and blend until smooth.

Cook the custard

  • Combine milk and 1/2 of the sugar in a saucepan over medium-high heat. Bring to a simmer. Combine the remaining 1/2 amount of sugar, cornstarch, salt, and eggs in a medium bowl; stir well with a whisk. Gradually add hot milk mixture to the mixture, stirring constantly with a whisk. Return milk mixture to pan. Cook for about two to three minutes over medium heat until thick and bubbly, stirring constantly.
    8 ounce milk, 4 ounce sugar, 2 each eggs, 2 tbsp cornstarch, 1/4 tsp salt
  • Add blended bananas, butter, and vanilla, stirring until butter melts. Chill the mixture, stirring occasionally. Add sliced bananas, mix and fold 2/3 of the whipped topping into the pudding
    1/2 tbsp butter, 2 tsp vanilla extract, 12 ounces whipped topping
  • Layer wafers and pudding mixture in a mason jar. Top each jar with the remaining whipped topping and a Nilla wafer. Chill until service.
    45 each vanilla wafers


Serving: 1Mason jar | Calories: 168kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 114mg | Potassium: 76mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 22g

Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate

Keyword Custard
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