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4.92 from 24 votes

Homemade Banana Cream Pudding

Sweet, rich, and creamy pudding goes light on added sugars and big on fresh banana flavor!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Chill Time2 hrs
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Pot of Golden Banana Pudding
Calories: 237kcal


  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 3 tablespoons corn starch
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 large bananas for slicing


  • In a medium saucepan whisk together sugar, cornstarch, salt, milk, vanilla, and egg yolks.
  • Cook over medium heat, whisking frequently. Cook until bubbly and mixture begins to thicken, about 6-8 minutes. Remove from heat.

  • Transfer the pudding into a serving bowl or individual cups. Chill to desired temperature, then place sliced bananas on top and serve immediately.


Calories: 237kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 7g | Sodium: 205mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 27g