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That’s what Banana Spice Pudding (or yogurt) is made of.


“Everything Nice” Banana Spice Pudding
(I call this “yogurt” since it’s healthier than traditional pudding)


  • 3 level teaspoons agar flakes
  • 1 and 1/3 cup milk of choice (I use almond milk)
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon, or more if desired
  • a tiny dash salt (1/16th tsp)
  • frozen banana (I only use about 1/4 of a large banana, as I wasn’t looking to make a banana pudding, rather more of a spice yogurt with a hint of banana. For a strong banana flavor, use more banana.)
  • sweetener of choice, to taste

To make the base, measure the milk of choice into a pot. Mix in the agar flakes and let the two sit together for about 5 minutes before you turn on the heat. Slowly bring to a boil, then lower to a simmer until the agar flakes pretty much dissolve (about 5-8 more minutes). Turn off heat and leave for a few minutes to cool, then put in the fridge (uncovered is fine). When it’s cooled and gelled, the fun part begins… Scoop out the agar base into your blending gadget-of-choice (the Magic Bullet is GREAT for this). Add the banana, cinnamon, salt, and sugar (if using), and blend away. Scoop the creamy pudding into a bowl. At this point, I like to put it in the freezer for 10-20ish minutes, because I like it super-cold. But that’s just a personal preference. It’s just as yummy at room temperature or even heated. For more on how to work with agar, check out: “Working with Agar” Tutorial.

Banana Spice Pudding accompanied by a Love Muffin (recipe to come in a future post) and some fake flowers (I’m such a dork!)

Ah, peanut butter, my true love (don’t tell chocolate!).


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Katie is the baker, photographer, and author of the popular blog Chocolate-Covered Katie. Her favorite food is chocolate, and she believes in eating a balanced diet that includes dessert every single day. More about Katie—> 

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  1. magpie says:

    I love how when things have banana in them they don’t need extra sugar (for me at least – my mom would be like your mom). Sounds good!

  2. shelby says:

    Awesome recipe! And that love muffins looks delicious. I can’t wait for the recipe.

    I was a HUGE Spice Girls fan. I knew all the dance moves, owned a doll or two (or five), watched the movie everyday, and still know all the words to their songs.
    Okay, I’m done embarassing myself now…

  3. aredcardigan says:

    hey hey hey i see Mr.MaraNatha!!! That’s my fav brand of peanut butter!!

    mmmm bananas are good esp with peanut butter on warm toast!

  4. Ricki says:

    Love those puddings! Can’t wait for the muffin recipe. 🙂

  5. aredcardigan says:

    Awww shucks…thank you. Wouldn’t have been able to do it without all these wonderful hamsters in my life:) *beams

    Why haven’t I thought of choc chips on the top! Good tip CCV!

  6. Meg says:

    I definitely have to try this! I love banana pudding. I think your dinner looks delicious!

  7. blueskyworld says:

    that chewy barley pilaf looks delicious~ where do you buy them??
    i would love to try!

  8. herbivore says:

    Yum that looks so good! I love soymilk, cinnamon, and bananas (thats exactly what I had in my oatmeal this morning. Yum!

  9. Fitnessista says:

    what an amazing recipe! and since i finally have agar flakes i can try it! whoo hoo!
    thanks again for another genius creation, miss ccv! 😀

  10. Animal-Friendly says:

    That sounds so good! I can’t wait to make a big batch of the banana pudding to enjoy on top of waffles or as a quick dessert (with PB of course!) through the week.

  11. Eddie G says:

    All that sounds great!

  12. aredcardigan says:

    You are SO not gonna believe this but I just had one after commenting on ya site….just do it do it!

    Today the banana was juuuuust right, mr.Maranatha melted nicely on warm toast…

    sorry hun:(

  13. T says:

    Banana pudding is one of those childhood treats that just makes you sooo irrationally happy! I would love this with some nilla wafers. Yum!

  14. Buddha says:

    I am old fashion.
    I love my banana with ice cream chocolate syrup and lots of trimmings!
    Mmmmm :)!!!

  15. Heather McD (Heather Eats Almond Butter) says:

    Oh Katie, that looks so good and creamy. I’ve always feared the agar flakes. Not sure why. I must try them…soon. I love the spice factor with a little banana essence. 🙂 Thanks for the recipe!

  16. Nicole ( says:

    Mmmm, I still need to try out one of your pudding recipes. They look so gooooooooood and creamy!

  17. Kelly says:

    I must be the only veg*n in the world who doesn’t like banana flavored things! That said, this still looks excellent, in theory. 😉 And cheers for admitting to still liking the Spice Girls! Sometimes you just need crazy silly girly dance music in your life.

  18. Vegetation says:

    OH YUM! I just know I’m going to have to make this one!

  19. Sal says:

    Oh, maybe you can try recreate the infamous banana pudding (non veg, by the way) from sugar sweet sunshine – the ones with the wafers in dem 🙂 I miss them SO SO much! Gawd!

  20. Kiki says:

    Sounds great! Maybe I’ll make this one right! And haha, I love the Spice Girls! I had a little spice girls bike with a radio on it.

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