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Paula’s Best Southern Banana Pudding Recipes


Banana pudding is one of the staples of Southern desserts, along with peach cobbler and pound cake. It’s such a delicious way to end any meal. Of course, for every Southern cook out there, there are as many different recipes for Southern banana pudding.

One of the reasons it’s so incredibly popular is that it is very easy to make. There’s an iteration for cooks of every level—even a beginner can whip it up.

Whether you liked it baked with meringue, lightened up, made for those with the high sugars, or in ice cream form, Paula has plenty of Southern banana pudding recipes, including Paula’s famous Not Yo’ Mama’s Banana Pudding recipe.

But the real hot topic when it comes to banana pudding is the great debate over vanilla wafers versus shortbread cookies. Which side do you support? Let us know in the comments below!

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