Go Back
+ servings
Print Pin
4.15 from 7 votes

Banana Pudding Ice Cream

Homemade vanilla ice cream full of wafers and bananas!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword almond milk, bananas, dairy, ice cream, nilla wafers, pudding
Servings 6 servings


  • 2 cups heavy cream warm
  • 1 cup half n half warm
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar packed
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2-3 bananas
  • lemon juice for drizzling over bananas (optional but keeps the bananas from browning)
  • 1 cup vanilla wafer cookies crushed (plus more for decoration if desired)


  • Mix first 6 ingredients together in a large bowl, stirring until sugar has dissolved.
  • Cover with plastic wrap, making sure the plastic wrap touches the top surface of the mixture to prevent a skin from forming on the top.
  • Refrigerate until thickened. (about 2 hours)
  • Meanwhile, dice the bananas into small pieces and drizzle with lemon juice (if using)
  • Arrange bananas on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  • Freeze.
  • To prepare the ice cream, follow the manufacturer's instructions for your ice cream maker.
  • When ice cream is done churning, spoon it into an ice cream container.
  • Stir in crushed vanilla wafer cookies and fold in frozen bananas.
  • Place whole vanilla wafers on top for decoration if preferred.
  • Freeze overnight.
  • Serve!