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Nilla Banana Pudding


This is the original recipe right off the box. This is very pretty if you use the rainbow wafers.



  1. Reserve 2 tablespoons sugar.
  2. In top of double boiler combine remaining sugar, flour and salt. Beat in 1 whole egg and 3 egg yolks; reserve 3 egg whites. Stir in milk. Cook, uncovered, over boiling water, stirring constantly, 10 minutes, or until thickened.
  3. Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  4. Spoon about 1/2 cup custard into bottom of 1 1/2-quart casserole dish, cover with a layer of Nilla wafers. Top with a layer of sliced bananas; pour about 2/3 cup custard over bananas. Continue layering , ending with custard.
  5. In a small bowl, beat reserved egg whites until stiff but not dry; gradually adding 2 tablespoons reserved sugar; beat till mixture forms stiff peaks.
  6. Spoon on top of custard; spreading to cover entire surface.
  7. Bake at 425 degrees F for 5 minutes, or until surface is lightly browned.
  8. Just before serving garnish with banana slices, if desired.
  9. Serve warm or chilled.

Makes 8 servings.


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