Original 'nilla Banana Pudding

Recipe by skat5762
READY IN: 55mins
YIELD: 1 pudding




  • MIX 1/2 cup of the sugar, flour and salt in top of double boiler.
  • Blend in 3 egg yolks and milk.
  • Cook, uncovered, over boiling water 10 to 12 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat; stir in vanilla.
  • RESERVE 10 of the wafers for garnish.
  • Spread small amount of custard on bottom of 1-1/2-quart baking dish; cover with layers of 1/3 each of the remaining wafers and sliced bananas.
  • Pour about 1/3 of the remaining custard over bananas.
  • Continue to layer wafers, bananas and custard to make a total of 3 layers of each, ending with custard.
  • BEAT egg whites on high speed of electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • Gradually add remaining 1/4 cup sugar, beating until stiff but not dry.
  • Spoon over custard; spread evenly to cover entire surface of custard and sealing well to edge.
  • BAKE at 350°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned.
  • Cool slightly or refrigerate several hours until chilled.
  • Top with reserved wafers just before serving.
  • Garnish with additional banana slices, if desired.