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Original Banana Pudding Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Dovie Jarnagin
Added: Monday, December 10, 2007

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
cup granulated sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
Dash of salt
4 eggs, separated, at room temperature
2 cups milk
teaspoon vanilla extract
34 45 Nilla Wafers
5 6 medium sized fully ripe bananas, sliced

Directions:
Directions:
Reserve 1 banana and 10 12 Nilla Wafers for garnish. Combine cup sugar, flour and salt in top of double broiler. Stir in 4 egg yolks and milk; blend well. Cook (uncovered) over boiling water, stirring constantly until thickened. Reduce heat and cook, stirring occasionally, for 5 minutes. Remove from heat; add vanilla. Spread small amount on bottom of 1 quart casserole; cover with layer of Nilla Wafers. Top with layer of sliced bananas.

Pour about 1/3 of custard over bananas. Continue to layer wafers, bananas, and custard to make 3 layers of each, ending with custard. Beat egg whites until stiff but not dry; gradually add remaining cup sugar and beat until stiff peaks from. Spoon on top of pudding, spreading to cover entire surface and sealing well to edges. Bake at 425 degrees for 5 minutes or until delicately browned. Cool slightly or chill. Just before serving, garnish with banana slices, then Nilla Wafers upright around edge of dish. Makes 16 cup servings.

 

 

 

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