Banana Pudding Trifle

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Ingredients

  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tablespoon butter or margarine
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 cup heavy cream, whipped
  • 5 firm bananas, sliced
  • Chopped walnuts (optional)

Instructions

  1. In a medium saucepan, combine flour and brown sugar; stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly; cook and stir 1 minute more.
  2. Remove from heat.
  3. Gradually stir about 1 cup hot mixture into egg yolks. return all to saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla extract.
  5. Cool to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
  6. Fold in the whipped cream. Layer a third of the pudding in a 2-quart glass bowl; top with half of the bananas.
  7. Repeat layers.
  8. Top with remaining pudding. Sprinkle with nuts if desired.
  9. Cover and chill for at least 1 hour before serving.

Yield: 8 servings