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copycat magnolia banana pudding

Copycat Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding

If you love all things Magnolia, you’ll really be a fan of Copycat Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding. A really wonderful, refreshing treat filled with banana and creamy vanilla flavors.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Copycat Magnolia Bakery Banana Pudding Recipe
Prep Time 30 minutes
Chilling Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 30 minutes
Servings 16
Calories 197kcal


  • 1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup milk very cold
  • 1/2 cup water very cold
  • 1 3.4 oz box instant vanilla pudding
  • 1 12 oz box vanilla wafers reserve 5-6 wafers and crumbs from box
  • 3 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 tsp clear vanilla flavoring
  • 5 bananas (just barely ripe) sliced


  • Using either a hand held mixer or a stand mixer combine the sweetened condensed milk, cold water, and cold milk. Mix on low-medium for 1 to 2 minutes.
  • Add the vanilla pudding mix and beat on medium for 2 minutes. The pudding mixture should just start to thicken.
  • Cover and refrigerate for 4 hours or overnight to ensure the pudding completely sets.
  • Using either a hand held mixer or a stand mixer, combine the heavy cream and vanilla flavoring and beat until the cream is stiff.
  • Gently fold the whipped cream into the fully set pudding. Fold until the cream and pudding is completely combined and uniform in color, with no visible streaks.
  • For presentation, use either a large serving bowl or a compote dish. Line the bottom of the bowl with 1/3 of the vanilla wafers (about 30 wafers).
  • Evenly layer 1 1/2 cups of the sliced bananas on top of the wafers.
  • Top banana slices with 1/3 of the pudding mixture.
  • Repeat until there are 3 layers of wafers, bananas, and pudding.
  • Crush the reserved 5-6 wafers.
  • To finish, sprinkle the top of the pudding with crushed wafers. You may also use any leftover crumbs from the wafer box. Cover and keep refrigerated until serving.


Calories: 197kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 25mg | Potassium: 186mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 704IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg