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    Nilla Wafers Original Banana Pudding

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    AniSarit's Note:

    From In a Ted Allen blog, he gave the link to this recipe as his favorite way to make this pudding. Once you'll make it, you'll be hooked.

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    1. 1
      Combine 1/2 cup sugar, flour and salt in top of double boiler.
    2. 2
      Stir in 4 egg yolks and milk; blend well.
    3. 3
      Cook, uncovered, over boiling water, stirring constantly until thickened.
    4. 4
      Reduce heat and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes.
    5. 5
      Remove from heat; add vanilla.
    6. 6
      Spread small amount on bottom of 1 1/2 quart casserole; cover with layer of Nilla Wafers. Top with layer of sliced bananas.
    7. 7
      Pour about 1/3 of the custard over bananas. Continue to layer wafers, bananas and custard to make 3 layers each, ending with custard.
    8. 8
      Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Spoon on top of pudding, spreading to cover entire surface and sealing well to edges.
    9. 9
      Bake at 425 degrees for 5 minutes or until delicately browned.
    10. 10
      Cool slightly or chill.
    11. 11
      Just before serving, garnish with banana slices, then stand Nilla Wafers upright around edge of dish.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on October 09, 2013

      This recipe came out perfect. Love it!!!I will make it again.

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    • on June 25, 2013


      We thought this was pretty good, but I've made better banana puddings using other recipes. The vanilla wafers totally turned to mush and the taste of them was negligible. Maybe it will taste better tomorrow, who knows?

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    • on March 04, 2013


      I made this recipe for my husbands birthday,per his was really easy,and very YUMMY! its actually better the next day,after the cookies have softened.I doubled the pudding,to make sure the layers were thick.

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    Nutritional Facts for Nilla Wafers Original Banana Pudding

    Serving Size: 1 (219 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 8

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 408.3
    Calories from Fat 120
    Total Fat 13.3 g
    Saturated Fat 4.4 g
    Cholesterol 108.5 mg
    Sodium 245.0 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 65.1 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.6 g
    Sugars 33.1 g
    Protein 8.6 g

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