Turn your favorite Southern dessert into a delectable 'cake' with this recipe for Banana Pudding Lush 'Cake.' Vanilla wafers, cream cheese, butter, sugar, pudding and more join forces for a lush-ious treat. Hint: use a 10-ounce jar of maraschino cherries for this Banana Pudding Lush 'Cake.'
Combine remaining wafer crumbs and butter; press onto bottom of 13x9-inch dish. Refrigerate until ready to use.
Whisk cream cheese, sugar and 2 Tbsp. milk in medium bowl until blended. Stir in 1 cup COOL WHIP; spread over crust. Top with bananas.
Beat pudding mixes and remaining milk with whisk 2 min.; pour over bananas. Let stand 5 min. or until pudding is thickened. Cover with remaining COOL WHIP.
Refrigerate 4 hrs.
Sprinkle dessert with reserved wafer crumbs, then top with cherries just before serving.
How to Easily Cut the Chilled Dessert into Squares
Freeze the chilled dessert about 1 hr. before serving to make it easier to cut the dessert into straight-sided pieces.
Engage in mindfulness and slowly savor the flavor of this creamy dessert.
A 10-oz. jar of maraschino cherries will give you the number of cherries needed to prepare this delicious recipe.
Calories From Fat
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 11g
Saturated Fat 7g
Trans Fat 0g
Total Carbohydrates 28g
Dietary Fibers less than 1g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
* Nutrition information is estimated based on the ingredients and cooking instructions as described in each recipe and is intended to be used for informational purposes only. Please note that nutrition details may vary based on methods of preparation, origin and freshness of ingredients used.