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Bananas Foster Trifle Recipe

Written by on December 29, 2023

layered Bananas Foster Trifle recipe

Bananas Foster Trifle is a delicious dessert that has layers of goodness.  A shortbread cookie layer, custard and delicious bananas cooked in butter, brown sugar and cinnamon!


  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 4 Tbsp granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch

Bananas Foster

    • 1/2 cup butter
    • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
    • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
    • 6 firm bananas peeled and cut into rings
    • 12 Walkers shortbread cookies
    • 1/2 cup heavy whipping cream whipped
  • Bring milk and cream to a simmer on low heat.
  • Mix sugar and cornstarch in a bowl. Add in egg yolks and mix well.
  • Slowly add some of the warm milk into the egg/sugar mixture, stirring so the egg doesn’t cook. Add in remaining egg mixture.
  • Add in vanilla.  Return mixture to saucepan and stir until thickened. Chill.
Bananas Foster Sauce
  • In a skillet over medium heat, melt butter with sugar and cinnamon.
  • Add sliced bananas to the skillet and cook for about 2 minutes.  Stirring to coat bananas with sauce.
Assembly of Trifle
  • Place one shortbread cookie in the bottom of individual serving bowls.  Add 2 Tbsp custard and a few spoonfuls of banana foster sauce.  Repeat starting with another cookie.
  • Top with freshly whipped cream and an additional shortbread cookie

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