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Grits Banana Pudding
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Grits Banana Pudding

This banana pudding has a surprising secret ingredient that is as southern as banana pudding itself  - grits!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time30 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana grits, banana grits pudding recipe, banana pudding
Servings: 10 ramekins of banana pudding
Calories: 481kcal
Author: Stef


Grits Pudding Ingredients

  • 1 cup cooked grits
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter melted
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla
  • 2 cups hot milk

Topping Ingredients

  • 4 ripe bananas thinly sliced
  • 12 ounces heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 8 ounces cream cheese room temperature
  • 14 ounces sweetened condensed milk


Grits Pudding Instructions

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together grits, butter, sugar, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and eggs.
  • Stir in the vanilla and hot milk.
  • Fill ramekins 1/3 full.
  • Bake for thirty minutes or until the pudding just begins to set.
  • Remove from oven and cool to room temperature.

Topping Instructions

  • Top baked pudding with a layer of banana slices. Reserve a few slices to place on top of the whipped topping.
  • Whip heavy whipping cream until it looks like whipped cream.
  • Mix in sugar.
  • In a separate bowl, mix in cream cheese and sweetened condensed milk.
  • Gently fold cream cheese mixture into whipped cream.
  • Scoop whipped topping over banana layer.
  • Top with a few extra banana slices.
  • Refrigerate for at least an hour or until ready to serve.


Calories: 481kcal | Carbohydrates: 50g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 16g | Cholesterol: 142mg | Sodium: 235mg | Potassium: 460mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 40g | Vitamin A: 1125IU | Vitamin C: 5.4mg | Calcium: 222mg | Iron: 0.6mg