Simply as Sarah Jessica Parker and Cynthia Nixon have been noticed final week onset of the upcoming Intercourse and the Metropolis revival, the bakery that the present made well-known was celebrating its twenty fifth birthday. When you’re one of many 1000’s who has ever waited in an around-the-corner line for Magnolia Bakery’s sweets, this is enjoyable information: In a uncommon transfer, the bakery has shared their most talked-about recipe of all time. We have the inside track on how you can make it (together with a gluten-free modification!), together with the important thing to serving it good.

Magnolia Bakery’s storied banana pudding arguably eclipses the model’s one-of-a-kind cupcakes. Whether or not you are Crew BP or Crew Cupcake, you’ve got gotta love the truth that Magnolia’s banana pudding recipe has been making the rounds on-line. Since 1999, when The Magnolia Bakery Cookbook was revealed (one yr after Intercourse and the Metropolis got here on the air), baking followers have voiced their disappointment that, whereas some purchased the cookbook for that very recipe, the authors did not publish it at the moment.

Now, whereas the miniseries followup to Intercourse and the Metropolis (entitled And Simply Like That…) is capturing in New York, Magnolia has spent the summer time celebrating its twenty fifth birthday after re-opening in Might following COVID-19 closures. In the course of the pandemic, Magnolia promoted a Banana Pudding Equipment for followers to make it at dwelling… but when that looks like dishonest, Magnolia has additionally shared their banana pudding recipe in a latest publication.

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In October 2020, The Magnolia Bakery Handbook got here out and revealed the Magnolia Bakery banana pudding recipe (good timing for pandemic baking!). Fact be instructed, the recipe was additionally included in 2009’s The Full Magnolia Bakery Cookbook, however there’s one thing in regards to the latest reawakening of New York—such because the upcoming fall Style Week, the reopening of Broadway, and, sure, the Intercourse and the Metropolis reboot—that makes Magnolia’s banana pudding recipe well timed for circulation proper now.

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The recipe for Magnolia Bakery’s banana pudding, by way of Right now:

1 (14-ounce) can sweetened condensed milk
1½ cups ice chilly water
1 (3.4-ounce) bundle on the spot vanilla pudding combine (Jell-O model is really useful)
3 cups heavy cream
1 (11-ounce) field vanilla wafers (Nabisco Nilla Wafers are really useful) [Editor’s note: For gluten-free Magnolia Bakery banana pudding, sources have suggested the bakery itself recommends Kinnikinnick Vanilla Wafers]
4-5 ripe bananas, sliced

Whisk collectively the chilly water and sweetened condensed milk in a medium-sized bowl. In a separate bowl, pour within the pudding combine and start to slowly whisk within the liquid combination, till it’s clean with no lumps, about one minute. Cowl and refrigerate for at the least an hour till it is agency.

Whip the heavy cream till it begins to thicken, then improve the velocity till stiff peaks kind.

Add your pudding combination to the whipped cream and whisk till there are not any streaks of pudding within the combination.

In a trifle or extensive glass bowl, unfold one-quarter of the pudding over the underside and place a layer with one-third of the cookies in addition to about 1 to 1 1⁄2 of the sliced bananas to cowl the total layer. Proceed the method till full, ending with one remaining layer of pudding and a garnish of a number of the remaining wafers.

Cowl the bowl with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 4 to 6 hours.

It is mentioned the recipe yields 12 servings. One key? Variations of the recipe recommend you serve it inside 12 hours after getting ready so the wafers do not flip too mushy.

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