Old Fashion Banana Pudding Recipe

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OLD FASHION BANANA PUDDING

A MARIE CLEEK

By
@amrc22

My husband says this is his favorite dessert. i got this recipe from Dover, TN newspaper years and years ago.


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Serves:

6 to 8

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2/3 c
sugar
3-1/2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
1-1/3 c
milk
1-1/3 c
half and half
4
eggs, separated
2/3 tsp
vanilla extract
36
vanilla wafers
5
medium ripe bananas, sliced

Directions Step-By-Step

1
IN THICK SAUCEPAN, COMBINE SUGAR, CORNSTARCH, AND SALT; STIR IN MILK. COOK OVER MEDIUM HEAT, STIRRING CONSTANTLY, UNTIL THICKENED. SIMMER, UNCOVERED, FOR 15 MINUTES, STIRRING OCCASIONALLY.
2
BEAT EGG YOLKS; ADD 3 TABLESPOONS HOT MIXTURE AND BLEND, THEN POUR YOLKS INTO HOT MIXTURE. COOK 5 MINUTES, STIRRING CONSTANTLY. REMOVE FROM HEAT AND ADD VANILLA.
3
LINE BOTTOM OF 2 QUART CASSEROLE DISH WITH 12 VANILLA WAFERS, THEN TOP WITH LAYER OF 1/3 OF SLICED BANANAS. POUR A THIN PORTION OF CUSTARD ON TOP. CONTINUE TO LAYER WAFERS, BANANAS AND CUSTARD, ENDING WITH CUSTARD ON TOP.
4
OPTION 1 -- BAKE 5 MINUTES OR UNTIL DELICATELY BROWNED IN 425 DEGREE OVEN; COOL.
5
OPTION 2 -- MAKE MERINGUE BY BEATING 4 EGG WHITES WITH 1 TEASPOON VANILLA UNTIL SOFT PEAKS FORM, THEN SLOWLY ADD 8 TABLESPOONS SUGAR AND BEAT UNTIL GLOSSY. SPREAD OVER PUDDING AND PLACE IN PREHEATED 350 DEGREE OVEN FOR 12-15 MINUTES OR UNTIL DELICATELY BROWNED. COOL.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Fruit Desserts, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids