Southern Banana Pudding
4 whole eggs separated
⅔ cup granulated sugar
⅛ teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cornstarch
3 cups milk
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 tablespoons granulated sugar
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
2 bananas sliced
vanilla wafer cookies
Beat 4 eggs yolks slightly. Add to the egg yolks 2/3 cups sugar, 1/8 tsp. salt and 2 tablespoons cornstarch. Add this to 3 cups milk. Place in saucepan and cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Add vanilla extract.
Layer vanilla wafers and bananas in 8 inch square baking dish. Stand vanilla wafers up around sides of dish. Pour pudding over vanilla wafers and bananas.
Beat egg whites until frothy and add 5 tablespoons granulated sugar. Beat until stiff and add vanilla extract. Spread on top of pudding and bake in slow oven 300 degrees for 20 minutes or until golden brown on tips.
This custard may be prepared in microwave oven by cooking in a microwave container.
Cook 3 min. stir; cook 3 min. stir; cook 2 min, stir
Cook 1 min. stir; cook 1 min. stir; pour after desired consistency is reached.
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This recipe has been enjoyed by our family for years. Mother made it when I was a little girl. She would change it now and then and make it coconut pudding, but the banana is the best. Hmmm... hot banana pudding. Enough said!