Tropical Banana Pudding in-a-Jar Recipe

Toasted coconut and a personal, portable presentation take this favorite summertime dessert to the next level.
RECIPE: Banana Pudding Jar

RECIPE: Banana Pudding Jar

With a few simple layers and some clever presentation, this cute little banana pudding jar will have kids (and adults) wanting more!

Photo by: Flynnside Out Productions

Flynnside Out Productions

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Ingredients:

1 (3-1/2 oz) box instant vanilla pudding
2 cups milk
2 cups whipped cream topping
1/2 cup toasted coconut
1 box mini vanilla wafers, coarsely crushed
4-6 bananas, sliced

Yield: Serves 6

Materials:

small lidded Mason jars
disposable spoons
ribbon

Instructions:

Prepare Pudding

In a medium bowl, whisk together the pudding and milk.

Layer Ingredients

In a small glass jar, add 1/8 cup cookie crumbs (Image 1), then 1 tsp toasted coconut (Image 2), 1/3 cup pudding mixture (Image 3), 4-5 slices of banana (Image 4) and 1/4 cup whipped cream (Image 5). Repeat until pudding or whipped cream reaches just below the rim of the jar.

Add Garnish

Garnish with a whole wafer and a sprinkle of toasted coconut.

Finishing Touches

Tie a 12" length of ribbon around the spoon (Image 1), then tie the spoon to the jar (Image 2). Refrigerate till ready to serve (Image 3).

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