Double Banana Pudding recipe is better than banana bread

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Move over banana bread because this Double Banana Pudding Recipe will be your new obsession.

From banana bread to other dessert recipes, people are constantly baking. This Double Banana Pudding recipe from Nestle Toll House could be your new summer dessert obsession. Ready to head to the kitchen?

For the past several months, many people have discovered the joys of baking. Whether it was part necessity, part boredom or just a combination of a variety of reasons, baking has brought many people happiness.

While some people might be a master baker, many other people are learning and experimenting with the craft. As the combination of butter, sugar and flour becomes less intimidating, novice bakers are building their confidence in the kitchen.

Nestle Toll House and its Head Pastry Chef, Meredith Tomason, have been offering a series of baking classes on the brand’s social media channels. As part of its Bake It Easy series, these recipes have offered simple, yet genius, ideas that can have everyone discover the joy of baking.

Recently, Nestle Toll House shared this twist on a classic dessert, Banana Bread Banana Pudding (Double Banana Pudding). With so many people making banana bread, it is a simple, easy extension of ingredients that are already in the pantry. In about 30 minutes, dessert can go from ingredients to the table.

Here’s how to make Banana Bread Banana Pudding (Double Banana Pudding).

Prep Time: 10 Min

Cooking Time: 20 Min

Yield: 10 Servings


  • 2 Cups Chocolate Chip Banana Bread, cut into ½ inch cubes
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • 2 TBS + 1 tsp cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 Cups + 1 oz. (1 17oz. Tetra Pack) NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Evaporated Milk
  • 1 large egg + 1 yolk
  • 2 tablespoons butter, cut into pieces
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 5 ripe but firm bananas, cut into 1/4-inch slices
  • 2 cups whipped cream OR frozen whipped topping
  • Optional Additional Topping: Nestlé Toll House Semi-Sweet Morsels or Mini Morsels


LINE the bottom of an 8 inch baking dish or a 2 quart glass bowl with half of the cubes of banana bread.

COMBINE sugar, cornstarch and salt in medium saucepan. Gradually stir in evaporated milk to dissolve cornstarch. Whisk in egg and yolk. Add butter. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture begins to thicken. Reduce heat to low; bring to a simmer and cook for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla extract. Let cool slightly.

POUR half of pudding over banana bread in dish. Top with half of bananas. Layer remaining banana bread over bananas. Top with remaining pudding, then remaining bananas. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Top with whipped cream or whipped topping and optional additional morsels before serving.

This recipe for Double Banana Pudding has been provided by Nestle Toll House.

This recipe uses a larger pan for the dessert. If you prefer, you could use individual parfait bowls or other serving vessels. Sometimes people prefer to have a little more of some layers than others. It could be a way to customize each dessert.

Additionally, you could cheat and use a box pudding or a pre-made pudding. Semi-homemade treats are totally acceptable. While the pudding might not have the same “love” as this homemade version, not everyone is ready to temper eggs and use cornstarch. Sometimes small steps can help build confidence in the kitchen.

With summer around the corner, this Double Banana Pudding recipe would be perfect for an outdoor barbecue or a Sunday dinner. Plus, it uses that banana bread that you made, which helps to keep food waste to a minimum.

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