Creamy Dreamy Banana Pudding

★★★★★ 3 Reviews
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By Tammy Brownlow
from Dallas, TX

This could be your new favorite banana pudding. The first secret are the home made vanilla waffers. I make them the day before. The second secret is the banana flavoring added to the pudding. The double dose of banana flavor will knock any banana lovers socks off.

serves 6 to 8
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 3
    eggs, room temperature
  • 1/3 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 c
    milk
  • 1/8 tsp
    salt
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp
    banana flavoring
  • 1 tsp
    heaping teaspoon butter
  • 2
    bananas
  • 1
    https://www.justapinch.com/recipes/dessert/cookies/home-baked-vanilla-waffers.html?p=112
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How To Make

  • 1
    Separate eggs putting the whites in a mixing bowl and the yolks in a small bowl.
  • 2
    In a sauce pan add flour, sugar, salt. Stir with a whisk until well combined.
  • 3
    Whisk the egg yolks until smooth. Pour 2 cups of milk in a measuring cup. Add yolks and mix until smooth.
  • 4
    Pour 1/3 cup of milk mixture into sauce pan of flour mixture. Stir until smooth. Turn heat on to medium low and add the rest of the milk mixture. With a whisk stir constantly until pudding gets thick about 15 minutes. when you start seeing large bubbles stir 1 more minute.
  • 5
    Remove from heat and add butter, vanilla, and banana extract. Stir until well combined. Slice your bananas thinly.
  • 6
    In a oven proof dish arrange cookies in a single layer on the bottom and sides of dish. Layer 1/2 of the banana slices on top of cookies.
  • 7
    Pour Pudding over bananas.
  • 8
    Top with bananas and then cookies.
  • 9
    For meringue: Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • 10
    Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Add sugar slowly until stiff peaks form.
  • 11
    This is the texture you are looking for.
  • 12
    Spread meringue evenly over cookies. Bake for 12 minutes.
  • 13
    Remove from oven and allow pudding to cool. This is best served warm. You can reheat leftover pudding in the microwave...that is if you have any left.
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