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Ruby's Banana Pudding Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ruby Scroggins
Added: Thursday, July 9, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 cups milk
3 egg yolks
1/2 stick butter
1 TBLS vanilla extract
2 TBLS corn starch
1 box Vanilla wafers
3-5 Bananas, sliced

MeringueTopping
3 egg whites
1/4 cup sugar
pinch salt

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar and corn starch. Beat egg yolks, add milk sugar with corn starch. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thickens and smooth.

Add vanilla and a drop or two of food coloring and butter. Let cool. Line bottom of glass baking dish with vanilla wafers. Add a layer of sliced bananas.
Spoon a layer of pudding over wafers and bananas. Repeat layers. After using all the pudding, end with a layer of vanilla wafers.

Meringue Topping
Make topping from egg whites. Beat egg whites until stiff. Add 3 tablespoons sugar. Beat again. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla; beat again.

Add topping to pudding and bake in 350 degree oven until topping lightly browns.

 

 

 

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