REAL banana pudding

Real Banana Pudding Recipe

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mary hendricks


love this recipe for nana pudding. NO INSTANT here! good old fashioned full of flavor

If you do not have evaporated milk you can use 8 ounces of milk and 3 ounces of 1/2 n 1/2 cream (this is for one can of ) I sometimes use 1 can of evap and one of the sub just for a twist on the flavor.


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2 1/2 c
6 Tbsp
all purpose flour
2 can(s)
evaporated milk
egg yolks
1/2 stick
butter. cubed
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1 box
vanilla wafers cookies
bananas sliced
whip cream

How to Make REAL banana pudding


  • 1in a 3 qt saucepan over med heat. pour evaporated milk and add sugar flour and salt. Whisk constantly . Mix will thicken slowly @ 15 minutes.
  • 2lightly beat egg yolks . Add ladleful of thickened mixture to slowly temper eggs , repeat until 1/2 of mixture is used then add back into saucepan with remaining mixture continue to whisk and add butter and vanilla .. cook @ 4 minutes more
  • 3cover and refrigerate for 2- 3 hours
  • 4in large bowl or trifle dish.. layer vanilla wafers layer of sliced banana top with pudding add whipped cream and then repeat the layers

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About REAL banana pudding

Course/Dish: Puddings
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtags: #banana, #eggs, #milk

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