Banana Pudding
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 5 or 6 bananas, sliced
  • vanilla wafers
  • Meringue:
  • 3 egg whites
  • 6 tbsp sugar
  • 1/4 tsp cream of tartar
  1. Cook milk, sugar, flour and eggs over medium heat, stirring constantly until it thickens to consistency of pudding. Remove from heat. Stir in Vanilla.Layer vanilla wafers and bananas in dish. Pour in half of pudding, then repeat layers of wafers, bananas and pudding. Can top with meringue if desired.
  2. Meringue:
  3. In a small bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar to soft peaks before adding sugar. Gradually add sugar, beating until stiff but not dry. Mixture should look glossy. Spread meringue, sealing carefully to edge of pastry shell or container. Bake at 250 degrees until Meringue starts to turn golden brown.
  4. *note: when topping a pie, be sure meringue touches the inner edges of the crust to keep from shrinking
This is a recipe I got several years ago from a church cookbook. I make it every year for my mom's birthday.