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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)


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.


Pairs Well With


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