Banana Pudding

Over ripe bananas, food waste, frugal, easy, comfort food, simple, thrifty, dessert

Do you ever let more than just the odd banana get over-ripe? If so then this is definitely the recipe for you! Saving your bananas from the compost heap and feeding your family a delicious, comforting pudding ticks all the boxes for me. In fact this pudding is so good it’s worth buying extra just to make it. After the excesses of Christmas what could be better than this simple and thrifty pudding and as the weather is getting colder it should warm you up too.

To see how easy Banana Pudding is to make head over to Great British Chefs!

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  1. Ann Robinson

    I’m a bgf fan of banana bread so this banana pudding really appeals to me, i bet it would taste good with some toffee ice cream for a banoffe effect

  2. Sarah Ballantyne

    Just what I was looking for! My kids go through phases when they eat loads of bananas then suddenly go off them and I’m left with a fruitbowl full of overripe fruit. Will definitely be trying this recipe.

  3. Ursula Hunt

    lovely to use up some bananas as I always seem to but too many

  4. Heather Haigh

    I’ve started freezing ripe bananas until I have enough.

    1. Camilla

      Good thinking:-)

  5. Heather Haigh

    We love banana bread and banana cake. Must try this too.

  6. Lynne OConnor

    Think I’ll have to find a place to hide bananas so that I can try this out

  7. Paul Wilson

    Can never have enough ways of using up bananas.

  8. Laura Wilce

    I’m waiting until I have family over for dinner so I can make this. OH doesn’t like banana, so I’d be forced to eat it all myself. Oh, wait… Hehe!

  9. Victoria

    Lovely Banana pudding

  10. Tracy Nixon

    I actually made this for the second time because my dad asked me too! He really really loves it so I will make him a gig one on his birthday and Father’s day!

    1. Camilla

      It a regular here too as I always seem to have too many bananas going ripe at the same time:-)

  11. K Mayers

    I’m not a complete lover of puddings, too often turn out a bit too icky for me so I end up covering them in custard.
    You’ve shown how it’s meant to be done hopefully though so maybe I’ll have a go at this – I do love the taste of banana :)

    1. Camilla

      Thanks, my family love it:-)


    great recipe, will definately save my bananas

  13. Maya Russell

    And it would be lovely with homemade vanilla icecream. The recipe is really easy too.

    1. Camilla

      Ooh yes:-)

  14. Hafsah

    Wow, I’ve never tried this before, but I’m a culprit for letting banana’s overripe!

    1. Camilla

      Well you have to make it then:-)

  15. Ursula Hunt

    Gorgeous with home made custard

    1. Camilla

      Yep that too:-)

  16. Susan Joyce Rogers

    Have never cooked bananas before…..must try,looks lush!

    1. Camilla

      Not even banana cake – oh you should:-)

  17. Hayley Wells

    That looks so scrumptious, will be giving it a go for sure! :) Custard at the ready!

    1. Camilla

      Thanks, hope you enjoy it:-)

  18. Ninjacat

    I have been waiting to see this recipe it looks delicious.

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Claire:-)

  19. Deena Kakakya

    Oh Camilla that looks really juicy, I need to get a spoon into that x

    1. Camilla

      Thanks Deena, even your son might like it:-)

  20. Tracy Nixon

    Yeah – made this for my dad as he loves anything with bananas in and he said it was the best pudding he has had in a long time! Thank you x

    1. Camilla

      That’s so lovely to hear – thank you:-)

  21. claire wilkinson

    will definatly be giving this a try!!!

  22. marees30

    I’ve always got brown bananas going to waste so this has given me the push to do something with them! Looks yummy!

    1. Camilla

      Brilliant, if this recipe can save some brown bananas from the compost heap my work is done:-)

  23. Ursula Hunt

    Great Recipe, thank you

  24. Corina

    It sounds really lovely and I’m sure it’s perfect with ice cream on the side.

  25. Janice

    We never seem to have any overripe bananas, my mother in law ‘eats them up’ I have to hide them if I want to make banana bread lol. Your pudding looks delicious.

    1. Camilla

      LOL we had lot’s at Christmas as our usual eating habits changed (for the worse) and 3 days after I intended to use my over-tipe bananas they were still find for this pud:-) You’ll just have to buy too many bananas Janice, there must be a limit as to how many she can eat of show here this recipe and it might halt here bananary ways:-)

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