The classic American dessert, banana pudding with vanilla wafers recipe, is a favorite of moms everywhere. This simple yet delicious dish is made from just a few ingredients and can be whipped up in less than 30 minutes!
Banana Pudding Recipe: 4-6 bananas depending on desired sweetness, 1/2 cup sugar, 2 cups milk (whole or skim), 3 eggs beaten together with the sugar until thickened. Add to mixture: 1 package instant vanilla pudding mix and stir well. Place in refrigerator for at least four hours before serving topped off with crushed vanilla wafers and fresh berries if desired.
prep: 20 mins cook: 10 mins total: 30 mins Servings: 8 Yield: 8 servings
6 tablespoons water
6 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 cups white sugar
1 (12 ounce) package vanilla wafers
4 cups milk
5 large ripe bananas, mashed, or more to taste
4 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
Combine sugar and flour in a large bowl.
Combine egg yolks and water in a second bowl and beat with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add the sugar mixture and mix until batter is well combined.
Pour milk into a saucepan and bring to a boil over medium heat. Add batter and stir until mixture thickens and comes to a boil, about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in bananas and vanilla extract.
Layer vanilla wafers and banana pudding alternately into a glass bowl. Cool before serving.
Per Serving: 578 calories; protein 8.7g; carbohydrates 109.8g; fat 13.1g; cholesterol 112.2mg; sodium 183.9mg.