Caramelized Banana Pudding
9yellow bananas, sliced lengthwise
3/4 cbrown sugar (divided)
1 tspcinnamon (divided)
4 Tbspcorn starch
2 1/2 cheavy cream
1 1/2 tsppure vanilla extract
How to Make Caramelized Banana Pudding
- Heat oven to 450. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Combine 1/4 c sugar and 1/2 t cinnamon in shallow dish. Slice bananas lengthwise, and rub in cinnamon-sugar mix. Place bananas on baking sheet. Bake 15-20 min, discard any liquid accumulated.
While bananas are baking, prepare pudding.
- Whisk remaining 1/2 c sugar, 1/2 t cinnamon, corn starch, and salt in heavy pot. Slowly whisk in heavy cream (avoid lumps!).
Cook over medium heat 7-10 min or until thick enough to hold a line drawn on back of spoon.
Add butter and vanilla extract to pudding.
Mash 1 1/2 halves baked bananas and add to pudding. Cover with plastic wrap and store in fridge 45 min to 1 hour.
- Layer an 8x8 pan with wafers, 5 1/2 banana halves, top with 1/3 pudding.
Repeat layers two more times ending with pudding.
Cover and chill