Banana Trifle

  • PrepTime: 30 Mins
  • CookTime: 0 Mins
  • TotalTime: 30 Mins


  1. 2 (3.5 ounce) packages instant banana pudding mix
  2. 1 quart cold milk
  3. 2 bananas, chopped
  4. 4 cups heavy cream
  5. 4 teaspoons vanilla extract
  6. 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  7. 1 (12 ounce) package prepared pound cake, cubed
  8. ½ (12 ounce) box vanilla wafers (such as Nilla®), crushed


  1. Whisk pudding mix with milk until smooth. Stir in chopped bananas; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, whip cream until stiff peaks are just about to form. Beat in vanilla and sugar until peaks form. Make sure not to over-beat, or cream will become lumpy and butter-like.
  3. Layer half the pound cake cubes, half the pudding, half the whipped cream, and half the crushed vanilla wafers in a trifle bowl. Repeat with the remaining cake, pudding, and whipped cream, and top with the remaining crushed wafers. Chill in the refrigerator until ready to serve.
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