Banana Pudding from Scratch
- med bananas (ripe but don't have to be too soft)
- 1 box
- vanilla wafers
- 2 c
- 3/4 c
- 1/4 c
- 1 Tbsp
- egg yolks, reserve whites
to mixture below, (if you're not going to be right at the stove
watching your mixture, you should use a double boiler).
tiny bit of milk so that the mixture thins a bit and you can pour
easier into your heating milk when milk is hot but not to scalding
point, stir in slowly and continue to stir until mixture thickens
( not too thick, you still want to be able to spread or pour it
out).Remove from heat and add vanilla flavoring.
caserole dish so that the first layer which will be your vanilla
wafers can get kind of soft, the next layer will be sliced bananas,
next layer 1/2 of the mixture, continue layering with remaining
mixture on top.
until it forms stiff peaks, spread on top and bake at 425 deg,
until lightly browned. ( approx. 7-8 minutes)