Easy Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding #SundaySupper

Comforting and extra delicious! This super easy and creamy slow cooker banana coconut pudding will be your new favorite dessert! #SundaySupper

Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding with Whipped Cream and Vanilla Cookies | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

This week’s #SundaySupper theme is slow cooker comfort foods. At first, I considered all sorts of wonderful savory slow cooker dishes I could make and share. But then the more I thought about it, the more I thought a slow cooker dessert would be something a little bit unusual. Enter Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding.

This slow cooker pudding is a complete winner, and I’m really happy I went in the dessert direction! Slow cooker banana coconut pudding is a comfort food for the soul, and it’s a dessert you’ll want to add to your list of recipes to make, ASAP!

Creamy Close-up of Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

I don’t make a lot of slow cooker desserts because as I’ve mentioned above, I usually reserve my slow cooker for savory dishes. However, the few I have made, I’ve shared here on my blog Kudos Kitchen. I hope you’ll check them out if you’re looking to step out of the slow cooker rut as I did. By clicking on the titles below, you’ll be taken directly to that particular recipe.

Slow Cooker Homestyle Apple Pear Sauce with Amaretto2016

Slow Cooker Blueberry Fancy – 2014

Slow Cooker Pumpkin and Blueberry Cake – 2014

I know there are also slow cooker desserts in the round-up at the end of this post from the #SundaySupper group, so make sure you click on those titles and get those recipes as well.

Making comforting slow cooker banana coconut pudding requires a short list of ingredients; three overripe bananas, three fourth’s cup toasted coconut, two cans (14 ounces, each) sweetened condensed milk, two tablespoons butter, one egg yolk, one teaspoon pure vanilla extract, and a small pinch of salt. It’s basically a dump and stir recipe (as most slow cooker recipes are, IMO), and then the cooker does the majority of the work.

Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding comfort food. | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

As you’ll notice in the photos and video that I’ve garnished my slow cooker banana coconut pudding with whipped cream and vanilla cookies before serving. Don’t forget to add those items to your grocery list if you’d also like to spruce up your pudding before serving.

WARNING: this slow cooker banana coconut pudding is SO GOOD, you may be tempted to eat it right out of the cooker, warm, with a spoon. Be aware; the pudding will thicken in the refrigerator as it cools… If it even gets that far! LOL

Check out how easy Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding is to make and then pull out your slow cooker. You’ll be eating this pudding for dessert before you know it!

Place the overripe bananas in a small (6 quart) slow cooker and mash. Pour in two cans of the sweetened condensed milk

How to make Comforting Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding

Add the toasted coconut, pure vanilla extract, and the salt.

Stir well to combine. Add the lid to the cooker and set to low. Cook for 4 hours. *Note – if using a larger size slow cooker, cut the cooking time by half!

After four hours time, add two tablespoons butter and 1 egg yolk that has been mixed with 2 tablespoons of the hot pudding mixture. Stir the egg youl and pudding to temper the egg.

Stir the tempered egg in the with pudding mixture. Cover and continue to cook for an additional hour. Cool the pudding and refrigerate. The pudding will thicken as it cools. Spoon the pudding into bowls and garnish with whipped cream and vanilla cookies if desired.

Comforting Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding | Kudos Kitchen by Renee

Easy Slow Cooker Banana Coconut Pudding
 
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Comforting and extra delicious! This super easy and creamy slow cooker banana coconut pudding will be your new favorite dessert!
Author:
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: Easy Slow Cooker
Makes: 6 servings
Ingredients
  • 3 - 4 overripe bananas, peeled
  • 2 cans (14 ounces) sweetened condensed milk
  • ¾ cup toasted coconut
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • pinch salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • vanilla cookies (optional)
Instructions
  1. Add the overripe bananas to a small (6 quart) slow cooker and mash well with a potato masher.
  2. Stir in the sweetened condensed milk, vanilla, and salt.
  3. Cover and cook for 4 hours on low. *NOTE - IF USING A LARGER SIZE SLOW COOKER, CUT THE COOKING TIME BY HALF.
  4. Remove the cover, add the butter and egg yolk that has been mixed with 2 tablespoons of the warm pudding (to temper the egg).
  5. Stir well to combine, replace the lid and continue to look for an additional hour.
  6. Cool the pudding and then refrigerate until ready to serve. *Note - the pudding will thicken once chilled.
  7. Serve with whipped cream and vanilla cookies if desired.
Notes
Tools and equipment:

6-quart slow cooker
potato masher or forks
wooden spoon or spatula
dry skillet (for toasting coconut)
small bowl
can opener

Comforting and extra delicious! This super easy and creamy slow cooker banana coconut pudding will be your new favorite dessert! - Kudos Kitchen by Renee #SundaySupper

This recipe for slow cooker banana coconut pudding makes approximately 6 cups of creamy delicious pudding. If you don’t have a small slow cooker (6 quarts), you can definitely use a larger slow cooker but you’ll need to decrease your cooking time by half, which isn’t necessarily a bad thing.

Also, you don’t need to toast the coconut, but it will bump up the flavor if you do. Toasting coconut is easy to do on the stovetop. Add the flaked coconut to a dry skillet and cook, stirring frequently, over medium/low heat. The coconut will brown quickly so don’t walk away from the stovetop while toasting coconut, or you’ll go from toasted to burnt in the blink of an eye.

I hope you’ve enjoyed my contribution this week for #SundaySupper Slow Cooker Comfort Food Recipes as much as I’ve enjoyed bringing it to you. Should you have any questions for me regarding this, or any other items you’ll find here on my blog, please don’t hesitate to contact me directly or leave me a comment in the comment section at the end of this post. I promise to get back with you ASAP with the answer to your questions.

Below you’ll find all the slow cooker comfort food recipe links from the rest of the #SundaySupper members who participated in this week’s theme. By clicking on the recipe titles, you’ll be taken directly to that bloggers site and the recipe you’re interested in.

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29 Comments

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  6. I’ve never made a pudding in the slow cooker, but I bet it’s super creamy! Love the flavors in this banana coconut verison!

    • This was the first time I’d made a pudding in my slow cooker, but it won’t be the last. I’m thinking chocolate pudding is next 🙂

  7. Thank you for your wonderful blog. I look forward to reading it every day.

  8. What a great treat to make on a day off! I might try it without the coconut first though.

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  10. I want to pull out my slow cooker right now and make a huge batch of this pudding!

  11. I love a good banana pudding and hello slow cooker too! wow.

  12. This sounds like such a great pudding to make for the kiddos! Yum!

  13. Slow cooker desserts are awesome, and I’m loving the flavors here!

  14. OMG. I’ve never made a slow cooker dessert before, and it’s high time I tried! My husband and daughter will LOVE this combination!

  15. You win dessert of the day! This looks amazing!

  16. This pudding seems to be so healthy and perfect for my breakfasts!

  17. Quite a handy recipe as when I don’t get to my bananas, I always peel them place in a ziplock and toss in the freezer. They are also wonderful buzzed up frozen in the food processor as ice cream, but one can only do that so many times before getting bored. Now pudding sounds like a great diversion!