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Bananas Foster Pudding Cups

Recipe modified by Strive for Wellness®

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Servings: 4


3 medium bananas, divided
1½ cups 2% milk, divided
2 tablespoons pure maple syrup
1 large egg
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon, divided
⅛ teaspoon sea salt
¼ cup chopped pecans
1 teaspoon unsalted butter


  1. In a medium-sized bowl, add two bananas and mash until a thick puree is formed. Slice remaining banana into ½-inch pieces and set aside.
  2. Add ½ cup milk, maple syrup and egg to puree and whisk together until it is well incorporated.
  3. Add cornstarch, ¾ teaspoon cinnamon and salt, and whisk together for about 2 minutes.
  4. Place banana mixture into a medium pan and cook on stovetop over medium heat.
  5. Gradually add in remaining 1 cup milk, continuing to stir for 3 to 4 minutes, or until the pudding begins to set.
  6. Once you see the back of the spoon begin to coat with pudding, remove from heat and continue to stir for 30 seconds.
  7. Set aside and allow to cool for about 10 minutes.
  8. Add chopped pecans to a medium nonstick skillet and toast over medium heat for approximately 5 minutes, stirring continuously.
  9. Remove from heat and place pecans in a small bowl.
  10. Place skillet back on stovetop, turn heat to low and add butter.
  11. Once butter begins to melt, stir in sliced bananas and cook over medium heat for 5-8 minutes, stirring often.
  12. Once bananas begin to appear brown and shiny, remove from heat and stir in ¼ teaspoon cinnamon.
  13. It's time to assemble! Place ½ cup pudding in the bottom of 4 small containers.
  14. Top each pudding cup with 3 tablespoons bananas and 1 tablespoon pecans. Enjoy!

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 225, Total Fat: 10g (15%), Saturated Fat: 3g (15%), Cholesterol: 57mg (19%), Sodium: 149mg (6%), Total Carbohydrate: 31g (10%), Dietary Fiber: 3g (12%), Total Sugars: 18g, Protein: 6g, Potassium: 411mg (12%), Phosphorus: 141mg (14%)

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts
4 servings
Serving size 1 container
Amount per serving
Calories 225
% Daily Value
Total Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 57mg19%
Sodium 149mg6%
Total Carbohydrate 31g10%
Dietary Fiber 3g12%
Total Sugars 18g 
Protein 6g 
Potassium 411mg12%
Phosphorus 141mg14%
  • The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

Shaw, E. (2018). Mini Bananas Foster Pudding Cups. Food & Nutrition Magazine, October 2018. Retrieved from:

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