This high calorie Banana Delight Pudding is a rich and creamy dessert. It’s sure to delight a crowd while helping you gain weight. This pudding is packed with delicious banana flavor and can be easily modified to include your favorite fruits or flavors.
Perks of High Calorie Pudding
Banana Delight Pudding is easy to chew for those that have problems with their teeth or mouths. For more information on foods that don’t need a lot of chewing, check out this article at The Geriatric Dietitian.
This pudding is a good source of essential fatty acids that help with absorption of fat-soluble vitamins. It does have some protein from the milk in the recipe, but more can be added by adding powdered milk to the pudding mix during the mixing step.
Protein helps with metabolism and digestion. Additionally, protein also functions in muscle contraction and the reproduction of red blood cells. Likewise, other parts of the body that protein helps are your hair, nails, and skin.
Milk also supplies the pudding with a source of calcium. The calcium inside of this high calorie pudding is an essential nutrient that supports strong teeth and bones as well as keeping your muscles functioning correctly. High calorie pudding is a delicious way to get calcium!
Ingredients for Pudding
The high calorie pudding uses a few simple ingredients. This simple recipe involves throwing all of the ingredients together and mixing them.
Now to take a look at the ingredients:
- 5.9 oz Banana Instant Pudding Mix
- 2 cups Whole Milk
- 14 oz Sweetened Condensed Milk
- 1 tbsp Vanilla Extract
- 8 oz Container Whipped Topping
- 11 oz Box Vanilla Wafers
- 4 large Bananas, sliced (about ½ inch slices)
To make sure that this is truly a high calorie pudding, it is important to choose ingredients that are high in calories. Above all, you should stay away from low-fat, reduced-fat, or light varieties. Choosing high calorie options will ensure that you are getting the calories that you need to prevent weight loss or to help you gain weight.
What are some health gains of a high calorie pudding modification?
Using different ingredients can add different nutrients or even increase the calories in your pudding. For instance choosing a different fruit, like berries, or dried fruits, may provide more fiber and a different variety of vitamins and minerals.
This high calorie pudding modification could also contain nuts such as walnuts, pecans, almonds, pistachios, and hazelnuts. Nuts can provide a good source of protein, vitamin E, and fiber. We cannot produce monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats on our own, so nuts can provide this for us.
How to Make Pudding
First, pour the pudding mix and the milk into a large bowl and beat for 2 minutes with a mixer. Then throw in the sweetened condensed milk into the pudding mixture, and let the mixture sit for 2 minutes. Mix in the vanilla extract with the pudding mixture.
Next, fold the whipped topping gently into the pudding mixture. Spread out vanilla wafers evenly on the bottom of a 9 x 13 inch pan. Pour half of the pudding mixture onto the wafers on the pan. Put banana slices evenly over the pudding mixture layer.
Finally, repeat vanilla wafer layer and pudding mixture layer. Cover the pan and let it sit in the refrigerator for about 2 hours before serving. Now enjoy your high calorie pudding!
Flavor Alternatives for High Calorie Pudding
Mix up the flavors of your high calorie pudding to keep it interesting.
- Any Type of Berry
- Crushed Graham Crackers
- Whipped Cream
- Butter Scotch
- Dulce de Leche
How to Properly Store High Calorie Pudding?
This pudding is best eaten on the day it is made, but can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 1 more day. In fact, if you do save some for the next day, don’t be surprised if your bananas have browned. Another delicious dessert idea is our Highest Calorie Chocolate Pie. Give it a try today!
High Calorie Banana Delight Pudding
- 1 5.9 oz box of banana instant pudding mix
- 2 cups whole milk
- 1 14 oz can of sweetened condensed milk
- 1 Tbsp vanilla extract
- 1 8 oz container of whipped topping
- 1 11 oz box of vanilla wafers
- 4 large bananas sliced, (about 1/2 inch slices)
- In a large bowl, beat the pudding mix and the milk for 2 minutes with a mixer.
- Blend the sweetened condensed milk into the pudding mixture. Let mixture sit for 2 minutes.
- Stir the vanilla extract into the pudding mixture.
- Fold the whipped topping into the pudding mixture.
- in a 9 X 13 pan, layer vanilla wafers evenly on the bottom.
- Spread half of the pudding mixture onto the wafer layer.
- Spread banana slices evenly over the pudding layer.
- Repeat vanilla wafer layer and then cover with the remaining half of pudding mixture.
- Cover and chill for about 2 hours in the refrigerator before serving.