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Banana Pudding

banana pudding

Banana pudding is a Southern dessert favorite.

It’s no wonder. This luscious banana dessert is so easy to make, but hits just the right note every time you serve it.

This recipe will be a hit at family gatherings, holidays, barbecues or a weekday dinner.

An old fashioned banana pudding recipe is a staple in the southern US states. I hope this recipe lives up that wonderful traditional recipe.

You just make a simple vanilla pudding recipe, layer it with vanilla wafers and sliced bananas and you have a treat that is so good, everyone will want seconds.

Delicious doesn’t have to be difficult.

banana pudding

Banana Pudding

Banana pudding is a Southern dessert favorite. It's no wonder. This luscious banana dessert is so easy to make and hits just the right note every time you serve it.
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 323 kcal


  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons flour
  • 1 dash salt
  • 1 egg
  • 3 eggs, separated
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 36 vanilla wafers
  • 3 bananas, large, sliced
  • 1/4 cup sugar


  • Combine 1/2 cup sugar, flour and salt in the top of a double boiler. Mix well. Sir in 1 egg, 3 yolks and milk. Mix well. Place over boiling water. Cook, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened.
  • Remove the mixture from the heat and stir in the vanilla. Spread 1/4 cup of the pudding in a 1 3/4 quart casserole. Arrange 12 wafers over the pudding. Top with 1/3 of the banana slices and 1/3 of the remaining pudding. Repeat the layers twice.
  • Beat 3 egg whites (at room temperature), at the high speed of an electric mixer, for 1 minute. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time. Beat until stiff peaks form and the sugar dissolves (2-4 minutes). Spread the meringue over the pudding, sealing to the edge of the casserole.
  • Bake at 350°F for 12-15 minutes or until golden brown.


Calories: 323kcalCarbohydrates: 55gProtein: 7gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 3gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 89mgSodium: 173mgPotassium: 300mgFiber: 2gSugar: 37gVitamin A: 252IUVitamin C: 4mgCalcium: 88mgIron: 1mg
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