ORIGINAL BANANA PUDDING

 

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Ingredients

  • ¾ cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup four
  • salt
  • 35-45 Nilla wafers
  • 5-6 good sized bananas
  • 4 eggs, separated at room temp
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ tsp vanilla
  • (reserve 1 banana and 10-12 Nilla wafers for garnish)

Directions

  • Combine ½ cup sugar, flour, and salt in double broiler.
  • Stir in 4 egg yolks and milk. Blend well. Cook uncovered over boiling water, stirring constantly until thickened. Reduce heat and cook, stirring occasionally for 5 minutes.
  • Remove from heat; add vanilla, spread small amount on bottom of 1 ½ qt. casserole dish.
  • Cover with a layer of Nilla wafers.
  • Top with layer of sliced bananas.
  • Pour about 1/3 of custard over bananas continue to layer with wafers, bananas, custard to make 3 layer ending with custard.
  • Beat egg whites until stiff, not dry.
  • Gradually add remaining ¼ cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spoon on top of the pudding, spreading to cover entire pudding surface and sealing well to edges.
  • Bake at 425 degrees for 5 minutes or until delicately browned.
  • Cool slightly or chill just before serving.
  • Garnish with reserved banana slices and Nilla wafers upright around the edge of the dish.

Notes

Categories: Dessert  Pudding 

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