For many years, I have been a big fan of puddings. All types and flavors of puddings. Whether it be homemade, prepared in a restaurant, pre – packaged individual snack – size cups or any other type of pudding, chances are, I would thoroughly enjoy eating it. Recently, I purchased a standard – sized 3.4 ounce box of Jell-O brand Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling and I was very iimpressed with the product. Not only was the pudding delicious to eat, with a vibrant banana flavor, but it was also very quick and easy to prepare. The retail price of this pudding was very reasonable and it maintained its texture well for a few days in my refrigerator.
I was so impressed with the Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling that I decided to write a review of it. Presented here, in an effort to assist the consumer, is one food writer’s consumer product review of Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling.
Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Fillling is packaged in a cardboard box that features a paper – like envelope or pouch that holds the instant pudding mix. The inner envelope helps to keep the pudding and pie filling mix fresh and neat and the box is easy to store.
The net weight of the Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling is 3.4 ounces. The box which holds this product measures approximately three inches by three inches. Don’t let the physical size of the box fool you, the 3.4 ounce box of Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling makes a substantial amount of pudding. When I prepared the pudding, I made it in a fairly large container, which made it look like there was not much pudding present. In actuality, this box made enough pudding for me to enjoy eating some of it for three nights in a row.
Texture / Consistency
The texture or consistency of the prepared Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling is very smooth and creamy, almost silky. Each time that I ate this pudding, I couldn’t help but reflect on how wonderfully creamy and smooth the pudding actually was. In my estimation, when prepared according to package directions, Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling offers one of the most satisfying mouth – feels of any brand or type of pudding I’ve ever eaten.
When prepared according to package directions with 2% Reduced Fat Milk, Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling contains 150 calories, with 20 calories from fat. According to the package label, when counted “As Packaged”, this item also contains 0 grams saturated fat, 0 grams trans fat and 0 grams total fat. Also contained in this product are 0 mg of cholesterol, 360 mg of sodium, 23 grams total carbohydrates, 0 grams of dietary fiber, 18 grams of sugars and 0 grams of protein.
The normal retail price charged for one 3.4 ounce box of Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling at Hartford, Connecticut area supermarkets is approximately $1.09. I purchased this product at a local dollar store, where the price, fittingly, was $1.00.
The Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling package label offers directions for preparing 5 Minute Pudding, as well as Traditional Pudding Pie. For 5 Minute Pudding, add the pudding mix to 2 cups of cold milk and beat with a wire whisk for 2 minutes. Then, pour the mixture into desired serving dish(es) and the soft – set pudding will be ready to eat within 5 minutes. This method produces four 1/2 cup servings.
For Traditional Pudding Pie, prepare the same way as for pudding, except reduce the amount of milk to 1 3/4 cups. Pour the mixture at once into a pie crust and refrigerate for at least one hour.
Taste / Flavor
The flavor offered by Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling is very, very good. The pudding actually tastes like bananas, only almost better. I have eaten several varieties of banana pudding through the years, including homemade and I find the Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling to quite likely be the best – tasting variety I have eaten yet.
Jell-O brand Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling is a high – quality product that offers a truly dynamic banana flavor and a wonderfully smooth and creamy consistency. This product can be prepared in just a few minutes and holds its consistency well while refrigerated. Available at supermarkets and other food retailers everyhere, this grocery item is usually reasonably – priced and is often on sale at many food retailers. Jell-O Banana Cream Instant Pudding & Pie Filling is highly recommended by this food writer.
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