Banana Pudding Ice Cream


This creamy banana pudding ice cream is an easy dessert that's perfect for summer.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
10 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
2 hrs 20 mins


  • 1 ½ cups half-and-half

  • ½ cup packed light brown sugar

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 2 large eggs, beaten

  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 2 medium very ripe bananas, mashed

  • 1 cup crushed vanilla wafers


  1. Combine half-and-half, both sugars, and salt in a saucepan over medium-low heat; cook and stir until sugars are dissolved, about 5 minutes.

  2. Remove from the heat and transfer 1/2 of the hot mixture to a large bowl. Add eggs to the bowl and whisk until well combined. Pour mixture back into the saucepan. Stir in cream.

  3. Cook and stir over medium-low heat until mixture is thickened and coats the back of a spoon, 5 to 10 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla.

  4. Pour cream mixture over a fine mesh sieve into a bowl; cool to room temperature.

  5. Stir mashed bananas into cooled cream mixture, then pour into an ice maker and freeze according to manufacturer's instructions. Fold crushed wafers into ice cream during the last 5 to 10 minutes of freezing.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

332 Calories
18g Fat
41g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 10
Calories 332
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g 22%
Saturated Fat 9g 47%
Cholesterol 83mg 28%
Sodium 96mg 4%
Total Carbohydrate 41g 15%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 24g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 3mg 13%
Calcium 74mg 6%
Iron 1mg 4%
Potassium 198mg 4%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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