Miss Hudson's Banana Pudding

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Author: Ginsburg Enterprises

Source: www.mrfood.com

Miss Hudson's Banana Pudding


· 1 3/4 cups sugar· 3/4 cup all-purpose flour· 2 3/4 cups milk· 4 egg yolks· 2 tablespoons vanilla extract· 1 (11-ounce) box vanilla wafers· 3 ripe bananas, cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices (3 cups)· 4 egg whites· 1/4 cup sugar· 1/8 teaspoon vanilla extract


Step 1Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Whisk together sugar and flour in a medium-size heavy saucepan. Gradually whisk in milk until blended. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened.Step 2Whisk egg yolks until thick and pale. Gradually whisk about one-fourth of hot milk mixture into yolks; add yolk mixture to remaining hot milk mixture, whisking constantly. Pour into a clean saucepan. Cook over low heat, whisking constantly, 5 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in 2 tablespoons vanilla.Step 3Toss together vanilla wafers and banana slices in an 11 x 7-inch baking dish. Top with warm pudding.Step 4Beat egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until foamy. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves (about 2 to 4 minutes). Beat in 1/8 teaspoon vanilla with the last tablespoon of sugar. Spread meringue over warm pudding, sealing to edges of dish. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 8 minutes or until golden brown. Let stand 30 minutes. Serve warm.