Recipe: Tasty Homemade Banana Pudding

Homemade Banana Pudding. Find Banana Pudding From Scratch Now! But I'm through with instant pudding mix. A rich from-scratch recipe for vanilla pudding layered with vanilla wafers and sliced bananas.

This banana pudding recipe is about as much of a comfort food in the South as it is a dessert. One that everyone always looks forward to digging into to get the perfect ratio of vanilla wafers, pudding, and bananas. The hubs and I are HUGE fans of banana pudding. You can cook Homemade Banana Pudding using 11 ingredients and 11 steps. Here is how you achieve that.

Ingredients of Homemade Banana Pudding

  1. It’s 2 cup of milk.
  2. It’s 2 tbsp of flour.
  3. Prepare 2 tbsp of cornstarch.
  4. You need 1 pinch of salt.
  5. Prepare 6 large of ripe bananas.
  6. It’s 1 box of vanilla wafers.
  7. It’s 3 of eggs (separated).
  8. It’s 1 of vanilla wafer crust (optional).
  9. It’s 1 cup of sugar.
  10. You need 1 tsp of vanilla extract.
  11. Prepare 1 stick of butter.

If you can put bananas in it – we love it. In a large saucepan, mix sugar, flour and salt. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly. Banana pudding doesn't ask for much.

Homemade Banana Pudding instructions

  1. combine flour, salt, sugar, cornstarch and milk together in a nonstick pot or double boiler.
  2. stir constantly to avoid scorching.
  3. once the pudding thickens add egg yolks from separated eggs.
  4. stir until the pudding gets a little thicker then remove from heat.
  5. stir in vanilla extract and butter and let cool.
  6. cut a few bananas and layer it in the vanilla wafer crust.
  7. pour half of the pudding on top of bananas.
  8. layer vanilla wafers and bananas on top of pudding.
  9. pour the remaining pudding on that layer.
  10. top with more vanilla wafers (crushed or whole).
  11. refridge the banana pudding for about 4 hours then serve.

Vanilla pudding, sliced bananas, and fluffy meringue or whipped cream—these are the pillars upon which banana pudding is built. You might think of it as an hours-long process to get the perfect dessert for the church potluck or a quick treat to whip up with pre-made ingredients like Cool Whip and Jell-O pudding. My husband thinks of this recipe as the former and his childhood favorite dessert made by his grandmother. I always insist on Nilla brand wafers. I am not a big brand person (alright, I do have a thing about White Lily flour), but if you're going to make banana pudding, might as well do it right.

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