Delicious Southern Banana Pudding


  • 4 cups milk
  • 1 1/3 cup sugar
  • 6 Tbs cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 4 Tbs butter
  • 4 tsp vanilla extract
  • 4 large bananas sliced
  • 1 container whipped topping or homemade
  • 1 large box vanilla wafers reserve 1/2 cup crushed wafers for topping


  1. In sauce pan mix together your milk, sugar, cornstarch, salt, egg and egg yolk.
  2. Heat on medium whisking almost continuously until bubbly and thick.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in your butter and vanilla until butter is melted.
  4. Cover with Saran Wrap pressing the wrap onto top of pudding to prevent film from forming and place in refrigerator and let cool to room temp.
  5. Once cooled in a 9″x13″ baking dish layer 1/2 box of vanilla wafers and then layer with 1 1/2 of your bananas.
  6. Spoon 1/2 of your pudding mixture over the top then continue layers one more time. Finish your layers with sliced bananas then top with whipped topping and crushed vanilla wafers.
  7. Place in fridge at least 2-3 hours before serving.

This article and recipe adapted from this site

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