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banana pudding - from scratch

(3 ratings)
Recipe by
Pamela Begley
Tuscumbia, AL

This is the way my husband's grandmother always made Banana Pudding. She was a great cook and taught me how to make this. My husband and his family can't get enough of this.

(3 ratings)
cook time 1 Hr
method Stove Top

Ingredients For banana pudding - from scratch

  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 2 c
  • 3 c
  • dash
  • 6 tsp
  • bananas
  • vanilla wafers
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 4-6 tsp
  • cream of tartar - optional

How To Make banana pudding - from scratch

  • 1
    In a 3 1/2 quart sauce pot, mix together sugar, egg yolks, milk, flour and salt.
  • 2
    Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened.
  • 3
    Remove from heat and add Vanilla Extract.
  • 4
    Layer bowl with Vanilla Wafers, banana slices (sliced lengthwise) and pudding. It usually makes about 3 layers.
  • 5
    In glass bowl, beat egg whites, 4-6 tsp sugar and Cream of Tartar until stiff peaks form.
  • 6
    Spread meringue on top of pudding and put in 350 degree oven until turns golden brown and silky.

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