mom's homemade banana pudding

lisa moore


my mother always made the best cakes, pies and puddings, among other things. i have to say that her banana pudding was always one of the desserts her kids asked for the most, so, i wanted to share her special recipe with others who appreciate good ole fashioned cookin'. sure do miss the smell of her kitchen!

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30 Min


Stove Top


3/4 c
1/3 c
self rising flour
eggs, separated
2 c
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
5 medium
ripe bananas
1 box
vanilla wafers(some for layers-some crush for topping)

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350. Mix 1/2c. of the sugar with flour in a small saucepan, blend in the egg yolks and milk. Cook, uncovered, 10-12 minutes or until thickened. Stir constantly. Remove from heat. Layer wafers and banana slices in casserole bowl, (usually makes 3 layers) pouring custard mixture throughout, ending with custard. Beat egg whites on high speed until stiff peaks form. Gradually add 1/4c. sugar, beat until firm. Crumble wafers over top. Bake 15-20 minutes or until top is slightly browned.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Collection: Mom Made It Best
Hashtags: #banana, #homemade