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Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes Recipe

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This Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes Recipe is so good! Soft, delicious, and filled with a tasty surprise! When it comes to easy cupcake recipes, add this one to your list.

The banana flavoring paired with the pudding creates bite after bite after bite. Before long, you’ll make round two because they’ll all be gobbled up and gone!

One of my favorite things about these cupcakes is that they’re topped with frosting and filled with goodness. This means I can enjoy every bite, knowing I will have a sweet surprise in each one.

Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes Recipe

Everyone in my house agrees that baking cupcakes is one of the best treats because they’re small, portable, and always yummy.

I have to say that I agree with this, which is why I make these banana cupcakes all the time. The kids love helping out and adding the pudding to the middle – it’s the perfect recipe for them to help!

You can make these cupcakes for a light and refreshing dessert or serve them for a baby shower. With that yummy banana flavor added, they’re perfect for whenever you crave them.

How do I tell when the cupcakes are done baking?

Baking cupcakes can be an enjoyable experience, but it is important to know when they have finished baking to avoid dry or burned cupcakes.

One way to tell is by inserting a toothpick into the center of the cupcake. If you pull out the toothpick and it is still wet with batter, your cupcakes need a few more minutes of baking time.

On the other hand, if the toothpick comes out mostly clean with only a few moist crumbs attached, your cupcakes are done.

Additionally, if you press gently on the top of the cupcakes, they should be slightly firm yet spring back quickly.

If all else fails, check them against a recipe’s recommended baking time, as each oven varies slightly in temperature and baking accuracy.

Taking these simple steps will ensure that your cupcakes turn out delicious!

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Make it a Meal:

If you are ready to take control of the kitchen, meal planning is the fastest way to make that happen. I love meal planning and do it every week!

It can be a simple and enjoyable stress-free activity!

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Refreshing Drink: Paloma Mocktail Recipe

Best Cupcake Recipes:

Once you make this Filled Banana Cupcake Recipe, continue with that sweet tooth craving. There are so many fun flavors of cupcakes it can be hard to know where to start.

I’ve gathered up some of my favorites – and am so excited to share them with all of you!

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How long does it take cupcakes to cool before frosting?

One critical step should not be overlooked by anyone baking cupcakes for the first time – cooling. Without allowing cupcakes to cool off completely, frosting them can lead to a messy result.

It is recommended to leave cupcakes in the pan for 15-20 minutes before taking them out and laying them flat on a surface to fully cool before adding frosting.

Frosting too early can cause it to run off the sides and make your perfect cupcakes look less than desirable.

For those in a rush, 5-10 minutes may be enough, but waiting 20 minutes will ensure that the cupcakes are cooled correctly and that your finished product looks great!

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Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes Recipe

Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes Recipe

Yield: 24 cupcakes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes

This Banana Cream Pie Cupcakes Recipe makes the perfect cupcakes every time!


  • 6 ounces of instant banana pudding mix
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 box of yellow cake mix
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/3 cup vegetable oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 tsp banana flavoring
  • 2 bananas
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1 tsp banana/rum flavoring


  1. Made the instant pudding according to the package directions. Whisk the mixture for 2 minutes, then set aside.
  2. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Add cupcake liners to 2 cupcake pans.
  3. Make the cake mix according to the boxed directions. Add 1 tsp of banana flavoring to the batter and stir.
  4. Pour the batter evenly into the cupcake liners.
  5. Put the pan in the oven and bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Let the cupcakes cool in the pan for 10 minutes, then move them to a wire rack to finish cooling.
  7. To cook the bananas, add parchment paper to a baking sheet.
  8. Turn on the broiler in your oven and slice each banana into 12 slices. (thicker tends to work better)
  9. Add sugar to one side and then broil for 2 minutes or until golden brown.
  10. Take the bananas out of the oven to cool.
    To make the whipped topping, use a mixer and mix the banana/rum flavoring, heavy whipping cream, and 3 T of powdered sugar on high. Stiff peaks should form.
    Add the mixed pudding mixture from previously to a piping bag and fill the cupcakes with the filling.
  11. Add the newly made whipped topping to a piping bag with a 1A or 1M tip and pipe on the top of the cooled cupcakes in large circles. Add a candied banana on top.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 24 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 226Total Fat: 13gSaturated Fat: 6gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 48mgSodium: 199mgCarbohydrates: 25gFiber: 1gSugar: 15gProtein: 3g

This data was provided and calculated by Nutritionix on 3/14/2023

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