Banana Pudding
Recipe type: dessert
  • 2 over-ripe bananas
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • ¾ cup granulated sugar
  • ⅓ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 2 Tbsp unsalted butter
  • Nilla Wafers, as needed
  1. Chop the over-ripe bananas and combine with milk and vanilla extract in a medium saucepot. Bring to just under a boil and turn off the heat. Cover with a lid and set aside for 10 minutes.
  2. In the bowl of an electric mixer combine the eggs, yolks, sugar cornstarch and salt. Whisk until combined and smooth. Slow add the hot milk and bananas with the mixer running. Return the mixture to the saucepot and whisk constantly over a high flame until it returns to a simmer and thickens. Move the thickened mixture back to the electric mixer, add the butter and whisk on high until cooled to room temperature, about 10 minutes.
  3. Spoon ⅓ of the pudding into a bowl or trifle dish. Add a layer of Nilla wafers, then another ⅓ of the pudding. Continue layering in this manner. Refrigerate at least 3 hourse before serving.
Recipe by The Couple's Kitchen at