“When life goes bananas, make banana pudding cake!” Of course, I know that’s not how the old expression goes, but it fits. So I’m going with it!
As many of you dear friends know, this summer has been more than just a little bananas around here! (That’s why I had to take an unexpected sabbatical from blogging this summer.) Yet, despite chaotic circumstances, the Lord is faithful and good in filling us with grace, peace and joy when we keep our eyes fixed on Him.
I’m rejoicing in all He’s doing to heal my heart and sustain my health through this trial. And I’m especially rejoicing to get back to serving Him, my family, church and precious friends like you!
And that’s where this scrumptious Banana Pudding Cake comes in – so creamy, dreamy and full of lightly sweet banana goodness, it’s certain to make your family smile!
Of course, I’m not one to suggest that anyone should indulge in sweets to lift their spirits, but I think we can all agree that sometimes, a tasty treat helps us to remember to appreciate life’s simple pleasures. It’s especially uplifting when we share a special treat with family and friends! In this case, going bananas couldn’t be more enjoyable!
How to Make Banana Pudding Cake
Step One: Bake a loaf of my yummy grain-free banana bread. Allow it to cool completely, then wrap it and transfer it to the fridge to chill.
Step Two: Follow the recipe below to make my delectable dairy-free banana pudding (which is from my Banana Cream Tart recipe in my cookbook). Then, place the pudding in the fridge to set. Once it’s cold and set, you’re ready to have fun putting this simply delicious banana pudding cake together.
Step Three: Remove the chilled banana bread from the fridge. Slice the bread into 12 slices. Arrange the slices evenly along the bottom of a 9×9-inch baking dish. (As shown above, you may need to cut the slices into smaller pieces in order to cover the bottom of the dish.)
Next, cut the bananas into thick slices and layer them evenly across the top of the banana bread. This ensures there’s a delicious creamy banana in every scrumptious bite!
Step Four: Now you’re ready for the grand finale! Spoon the creamy banana pudding over the banana slices and use a spatula to even out the top. (If you have any extra pudding leftover, go ahead and enjoy it all by yourself. I won’t tell!)
Refrigerate the cake for one hour, then slice and enjoy! Mmm! So delicious! You’re family and friends are certain to go bananas over this simply delectable dessert!