Banana Pudding with Vanilla Wafers

Banana Pudding with Vanilla Wafers - Custards and Puddings

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.

Nutrition Facts:

Per Serving: 578 calories; protein 8.7g; carbohydrates 109.8g; fat 13.1g; cholesterol 112.2mg; sodium 183.9mg.

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