Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding

Easy Low Carb banana pudding

When CJ and I visited Georgia last year, CJ bought me a best of Georgia cookbook. I love looking at traditional cookbooks and seeing how I can change the recipes to something a little bit more low carb high fat friendly.


Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
fresh & beautiful no bake dessert


When we received high key vanilla wafers in our keto Krate this month, I thought this would be the perfect time to make the easy banana pudding I saw in my cookbook.

Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
banana cream pudding intensifies the flavor



This quick and easy Banana Pudding just might be the perfect dessert! The no-bake treat requires only 5 ingredients and 15 minutes of prep for a cool, creamy, sweet treat that you can assemble in advance.


Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
homemade whipped cream gives extra pizazz


With low-carb vanilla wafers, Jello instant pudding, just a few slices of ripe bananas, and fresh whipped cream, this semi homemade banana pudding recipe is ideal for those days when you don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen!



Best of all, this semi homemade recipe takes advantage of plenty of shortcuts — from Jell-O instant pudding, and super quick whipped cream.


You don’t have to make a custard from scratch or whip up your own meringue. Instead, the quick dessert comes together in about 15 minutes…and always disappears fast.




I’m not kidding when I say that this no-bake recipe is quick and easy! There’s no need to stress over made-from-scratch meringue; and no need to stir custard in a saucepan on the stovetop.


Once your ingredients are ready, it’s just a matter of assembling the dessert and sticking it in the refrigerator!


A word on bananas

Now before you call the keto cops…I am using less than half a banana over four servings of dessert. If you absolutely are opposed to banana, then omit it. However, please note, this recipe is called low carb NOT keto for this reason.


Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
I was excited to re-make this yummy southern classic


A few substitutes….


You can use sugar-free vanilla pudding instead of banana if you are unable to find sugar-free banana pudding, and use banana extract for flavor.


You may use almond flour crumbs toasted in a dry pan for a few minutes to sub for the cookie crumbs, or use another flavor.



Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding




This low carb banana pudding was a nice little treat.  One of those special occasion desserts you pull out when you just want something different.  The way Sarah made it was very easy, and she also gave everyone lots of options and substitutions.  I really enjoyed it, especially since I hadn’t had any version of Banana pudding for years.  Enjoy!




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Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
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Easy Low Carb Banana pudding

This creamy rich banana pudding recipe is an easy no-bake dessert. Everyone will love this classic recipe made sugar-free!
Course Dessert, diabetic friendly dessert, low carb dessert, no-bake, sugar-free dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword 4 ingredients, Atkins Diet recipes, diabetic safe recipes, low carb desserts, low carb diet recipe
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
0 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 274kcal


  • 1 pkg sugar-free instant banana pudding
  • 2 cups Half and Half
  • 1/2 banana sliced
  • 1 package High Key vanilla wafers crumbled
  • 1/2 cup heavy cream garnish; optional
  • 1 tsp natural sweetener


  • Combine instant pudding and half and half to make the pudding. Set aside.
  • In small dessert dishes, begin layering pudding with smashed cookie crumbs. Add five banana slices to each dessert dish.
  • Whip heavy cream with sweetener. Add to garnish the top of your puddings.



Total carbs: 5g
Fiber: 1g
Net Carbs: 4g
Serves: 4
Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding
Easy Low-carb Banana Pudding


Serving: 6oz | Calories: 274kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 25g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 93mg | Potassium: 241mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 8g | Vitamin A: 875IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 150mg | Iron: 1mg





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