Easy Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie topped with whipped cream and vanilla wafers in a glass circular pie dish on a white and yellow striped cloth napkinI'm going to let you in on a little secret...

Just because a dessert doesn't take hours to prepare, doesn't mean it isn't great.

Take this easy to make Banana Cream Pie for example, it's made with a few simple ingredients and tastes so good!

It really is true, guys. Easier is often better. How many times do your find yourself heading out to a party or potluck and need to bring a dessert and have very little time to prepare it? Or what about the times you just want to impress. You want a dessert that's pretty yet simple too.

This recipe is foolproof. I've been making it for years. Using just vanilla wafers, bananas and instant pudding you can put together this dreamy dessert in minutes.

Banana Cream Pie topped with whipped cream and vanilla wafers in a glass circular pie dish on a white and yellow striped cloth napkin

Here's all you do...

To start,  line a pie plate with vanilla wafers for the crust...

Vanilla wafers placed at the bottom of a glass pie dish for the crust

Then, slice 3-4 bananas and scatter them over the vanilla wafers...

Vanilla wafers placed at the bottom of a glass pie dish as the crust topped with banana slices

Next, mix together a large box of vanilla pudding and milk and pour the pudding over the bananas...

Vanilla pudding poured over banana slices and vanilla wafers in glass pie dish

If you can wait, place the pie in the refrigerator so it can firm up then top with whipped cream if you like.

Look at how the pudding gets between the vanilla wafers. Oooh...love that!

I also love the thick chunks of bananas in every bite.

Closeup of Banana Cream Pie Recipe topped with whipped cream and vanilla wafers in a glass pie dish showing the inside of the pie

Serve it up in pretty dessert cups and you've got a winning dessert.

Banana Cream Pie in a dessert glass next to a banana cream pie in a glass pie dish topped with whipped cream and vanilla wafers

Easy Banana Cream Pie Recipe using just four ingredients. Can be made in minutes and is so good! ZagLeft

Easy Banana Cream Pie

Easy Banana Cream Pie Recipe using vanilla wafers, bananas and vanilla pudding can be made in minutes. It's easy, creamy and delicious.
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Prep Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes
Course: Dessert
Servings: 1 pie
Author: Joanie Zisk

Ingredients

  • 25-30 vanilla wafers (depending on the size of your pie plate)
  • 2 oz packages vanilla flavored pudding (3.4 . each)
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 medium bananas , sliced
  • whipped cream (optional)

Instructions

  • Line a pie plate with the vanilla wafers.
  • In a mixing bowl, beat the pudding mix and the milk together and whisk until smooth, about 2 minutes.
  • Place the sliced bananas over the vanilla wafers.
  • Pour the pudding over the bananas.
  • Cover and refrigerate about 1 hour.
  • Top with whipped cream if desired.

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