Grandma Katherine's Old fashioned banana pudding

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Melissa Buchanan-Smith

By
@lissak63

Recipe by: Sarah Katherine Delbridge-McCrary 1922-2013

A childhood favorite.

Grandma would serve hot with a scoop of vanilla bean ice cream.

Enjoy,
Melissa

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
12
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 3
    egg yolks, reserve whites
  • 3 c
    sugar
  • 3 1/2 c
    milk
  • 4 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 box
    vanilla wafers
  • 6
    bananas

How to Make Grandma Katherine's Old fashioned banana pudding

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix all ingredients minus banana and wafers. Place in saucepan atop stove, cooking on low heat. Stirring constantly until thickened. The consistency of a pudding.
  2. Line bottom of casserole dish and up sides with vanilla wafers. 3 quart dish.
  3. Place a layer of sliced banana on top of wafers. Cover with pudding. Repeat layers till all has been used.
  4. Beat egg whites till stiff. Add 3 T sugar gently to whites. Place on top of pudding.

    My twist on grandmas recipe is a T of white Karo syrup in place of sugar.
  5. Bake at 350F until peaks are golden.

Printable Recipe Card

About Grandma Katherine's Old fashioned banana pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom




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