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RECIPE - 59. Grandma's Banana Pudding

Fill your home with the nostalgic flavors of classic banana pudding. No, this isn't the kind out of a box...or made with a box and paired with bananas. This banana pudding is the REAL DEAL and it's surprisingly simple.

 

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  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 tbsp flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 4-5 bananas
  • 1/2 box of Nilla Wafers
  • 8 oz container of Cool Whip
  1. Whisk together egg yolks, sugar, flour, salt, and milk in a medium saucepan and set heat to medium.
  2. Heat, stirring frequently, until the mixture begins to bubble. Allow to bubble for 30 more seconds.
  3. Add butter and vanilla and remove from heat, stirring until butter is melted and incorporated.
  4. Place the pan in the fridge for about 30 minutes to cool.
  5. Place a layer of Nilla Wafers in a 9x9 casserole dish.
  6. Slice 2 to 2.5 bananas and layer them on top of the wafers.
  7. Once the pudding mixture has cooled, layer 1/2 of it on top of the bananas.
  8. Add another layer of wafers, bananas, and the remainder of the pudding.
  9. Top with Cool Whip and garnish however you like!

Double this recipe and prepare in a 9x13 casserole dish if you’re feeding a large crowd! Switch it up and layer it in a trifle dish or clear bowl if you’re feeling fancy (you’ll need a double batch if making in a trifle. Add a layer of Cool Whip before your second layer of wafers, bananas, and pudding).

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