Think of this as a quicker, stir-together version of traditional banana pudding - same great flavor but less fuss.
Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen
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Vanilla-Banana Pudding
Total:
5 hr 20 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
5 hr
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings (about 6 cups)
Level:
Easy
Total:
5 hr 20 min
Prep:
10 min
Inactive:
5 hr
Cook:
10 min
Yield:
6 to 8 servings (about 6 cups)
Level:
Easy

Ingredients

Directions

Heat 4 cups of the milk in a large saucepan over medium heat until steaming.

Whisk the sugar, cornstarch and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large bowl. Whisk in the egg yolks and the remaining 1/2 cup milk.

Whisk half of the hot milk into the egg mixture until smooth, then gradually whisk the egg-milk mixture into the pan. Cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until the mixture boils. Continue to whisk until it has thickened to a puddinglike consistency, 3 to 4 minutes. Remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla extract.

Cool slightly, stirring a few times to prevent a skin from forming. Place a piece of plastic wrap directly on top of the pudding and refrigerate until completely cooled and thickened, about 4 hours.

One hour before serving, whisk the pudding vigorously until smooth and creamy. Gently fold in 3/4 of the sliced bananas. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour. Fold in the vanilla wafers, spoon the pudding into six to eight individual cups and top with the remaining banana slices.

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