Banana Pudding from Scratch!!! 💛💛💛 We’ve never had a better banana dessert! 🍌😋 This is my son’s favorite dessert. He asks for this on his birthday instead of cake. I make this twice a year.
If you love banana pudding as we do, then this recipe is a MUST-TRY.
I’ve made it for all ocassions. and have never brought home any leftovers.
Prep Time: 20 minutes | Cook Time: 5-10 minutes | Servings: 8
½ C. + ¼ C. Granulated sugar
2 Tbsp. All-purpose flour
1 ½ C. Milk
½ C. Heavy whipping cream
Pinch of salt
4 large eggs separated
3 tsp. Vanilla extract
1 Box Vanilla wafers
4 Ripe bananas sliced
How to make Banana Pudding from Scratch:
Step 1. Add the ½ cup sugar, flour, milk, whipping cream and salt to a saucepan over medium heat, and whisk well to combine.
Step 2. Continue to cook the mixture until it has thickened.
Step 3. Whisk together the egg yolks and add a large spoonful of the heated mixture to them, stirring quickly.
Step 4. Once tempered, add the egg yolks slowly to the heated mixture, whisking constantly. Cook another 3-5 minutes and then remove from the heat.
Step 5. Stir in the vanilla extract.
Step 6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Step 7. Line the bottom of a well-greased 9×9 baking dish with a layer of vanilla wafers.
Step 8. Place a layer of sliced bananas on top of the vanilla wafers, and add smooth half of the custard mixture over the top of the bananas.
Step 10. Repeat with another layer of cookies, the banana slices, and the remaining custard mixture.
Step 11. Mix together the egg whites in a mixing bowl until soft peaks form.
Step 12. Add in the remaining ¼ cup of sugar, and continue to beat the egg whites until stiff peaks have formed.
Step 13. Layer the meringue mixture over the pudding and place it into the oven until the meringue has browned.
Step 14. Serve immediately or chill if desired.
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