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
Servings: 10 ramekins of banana pudding
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
- 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.
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