Banana Cream Parfait Recipe
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Banana Cream Parfait Recipe

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Ordinary ingredients like graham cracker crumbs and sliced bananas really dress up plain pudding. I like to serve these parfaits for casual dinners as well as for formal dining.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (3-1/2 ounces) instant banana pudding mix
  • 2 cups cold milk
  • 1/2 cup graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 medium ripe bananas, sliced
  • Whipped cream
  • 4 maraschino cherries, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 263 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 17mg cholesterol, 471mg sodium, 50g carbohydrate (36g sugars, 2g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Prepare pudding according to package directions, using the 2 cups cold milk.
  2. Sprinkle 1 tablespoon graham cracker crumbs into each of four parfait or dessert glasses. Top crumbs with 1/4 cup prepared pudding and half of the banana slices. Repeat layers of crumbs, pudding and banana slices.
  3. Garnish each dessert with whipped cream and a cherry if desired. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Banana Cream Parfait in Country Woman January/February 1991, p37

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2014

"Excellent, quick and easy dessert"

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