Banana Pudding Cupcakes

Banana Pudding Cupcakes

What Are Banana Pudding Cupcakes?

These delicious cupcakes are filled with luscious pudding and topped with the quintessential banana pudding garnishes!

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Simple Ingredients

In a medium bowl, whisk together the dry ingredients. In a larger bowl, combine the softened butter and the sugar.

Mix Ingredients

Beat the eggs into the butter mixture, one at a time, followed by the vanilla.

Add the Eggs

Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients, alternating with the milk.


Pour or spoon the batter into cupcake liners arranged in a cupcake pan. Bake for 15 to 18 minutes.


Combine the milk and sugar in a saucepan, and whisk to dissolve. Heat until thickened.

Mix and Heat

Whisk egg yolks and pour half of the hot milk into the yolks. Then return egg mixture to saucepan and add cornstarch slurry.

Thicken the Pudding

Remove pudding from heat and stir in the vanilla. Let cool for 10-15 minutes before stirring in the butter and chopped bananas.

Finish the Pudding

Combine the heavy whipping cream and vanilla in a bowl, and beat until soft peaks form.

Make Whipped Cream

Use a cupcake corer or a sharp knife to remove the center of each cupcake.

Prep the Cupcakes

Fill each cupcake with pudding, slightly overflowing the top, and use the remaining pudding to top off each one.

Fill the Cupcakes

Top with whipped cream, sliced bananas, and vanilla wafers. Then dig in!

Add Toppings and Enjoy

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