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Saturday, November 7, 2015

Banana Pudding (from Grandma Eloise)

Photo courtesy Taste of Home.
    Everyone has a favorite childhood food and desserts are often at the top of the list. This simple pudding has the flavor and texture even big kids will love. Whole graham crackers are layered with pudding and sliced bananas for a different twist on this classic.
    One of my food friends from the local Ponderosa Steakhouse, shared this recipe with me. It was his favorite dish made by Grandma Eloise. How sweet . . . and it is.

Banana Pudding
(from Grandma Eloise)
2 cups milk
3-1/2 T. cornstarch
2/3 cup milk
2-3 bananas
whole graham crackers
3 T. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Scald 2 cups milk and 1 cup sugar. Stir constantly.

Mix egg yolks, cornstarch and 2 /3 cup milk with electric mixer. Pour into scaled milk, stirring constantly until thick.

Take off heat, add butter and vanilla. Stir.

In a 13x9x2 inch casserole dish, layer with graham crackers, pudding and then sliced bananas. Layer again until all is used. 

Serve warm.

Makes enough for 8-10.

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