Layered Banana Chocolate Pudding

Total Time

Prep: 25 min. + chilling


6 servings

Updated: Jun. 27, 2023
Anyone who likes bananas will love this layered pudding treat that gets its start with a convenient boxed pudding mix.—Kris Lehman


  • 1-3/4 cups cold milk
  • 1 package (3.9 ounces) instant chocolate pudding mix
  • 24 vanilla wafers
  • 2 large firm bananas
  • 1 carton (8 ounces) frozen whipped topping, thawed
  • Grated chocolate, optional


  1. In a large bowl, whisk the milk and pudding mix for 2 minutes; let stand for 2 minutes or until soft-set. Arrange half of the vanilla wafers in a 1-qt. bowl.
  2. Top with half of the pudding, bananas and whipped topping. Repeat layers. Cover and refrigerate for 3 hours. Garnish with grated chocolate if desired.