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Banana pudding trifle in a trifle bowl

Easy, Layered Banana Pudding Trifle

Easy, Layered Banana Pudding Trifle is a creamy, quick and easy dessert perfect for parties and events. The layers are filled with vanilla pudding, nilla wafers, and cool whip whipped cream.
Course Dessert
Prep Time 25 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 15
Calories 225kcal


  • 1 large box (5oz) Jell-O Cook and Serve Vanilla pudding not Instant
  • 7 bananas sliced
  • 3 cups 2% milk
  • 1 box Nilla Wafers
  • 1 16 oz container Cool Whip
  • 2-3 strawberries sliced (optional)


  • Heat a sauce pan over medium heat. Following the pudding package instructions, add the milk and pudding mix to the pan. Stir constantly until the mixture boils.
  • Pour the pudding into a mixing bowl and allow the pudding to chill for at least 5 minutes while you prep the remaining ingredients.
  • Add a layer of Nilla Wafers to the bottom of the trifle dish. Continue to layer the bowl by adding a layer of cool whip, then a layer of pudding, sliced bananas, and more Nilla Wafers. 
  • Top with wafers, bananas, and sliced strawberries. Crumble a few wafers to sprinkle throughout the top.
  • Chill until serving.


Calories: 225kcal