Banana Pudding
  • 4 eggs, slightly beaten
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups milk, scalded
  • 1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 to 4 dozen vanilla wafers
  • 4 to 5 bananas, sliced
  • whipped cream (optional)
  1. Combine eggs, sugar and salt in the top of a double boiler over hot water. Slowly stir in milk. Cook and stir constantly until custard coats metal spoon. Remove from heat and set pan in a pan of cold water to cool slightly. Add the vanilla.
  2. Spread a layer of wafers in a glass dessert dish. Cover with a layer of bananas, then cover with custard. Repeat layers until bowl is filled and all of the bananas are used, finishing with a custard layer. Arrange more wafers around edge if desired. Chill 2 or 3 hours. Garnish with whipped cream and bananas if desired. Serves 6 to 8.