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Southern Banana Pudding

Delight your friends and family with this sweet dessert that you can make from scratch.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: banana pudding, desserts, southern, vanilla wafers
Servings: 8 servings
Calories: 264kcal
Author: Bud's Best


  • Two-thirds cup sugar
  • ¼ cup flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 2 eggs separated
  • 1 tsp. vanilla flavor
  • Bud's Best Vanilla Wafers
  • 6 ripe bananas sliced (thin)


  • Combine sugar, flour and salt in the top of a double boiler, stir in milk. Cook over boiling water, stirring until thickened.
  • Beat egg yolks and gradually stir into hot mixture. Return to double boiler; cook 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat, add vanilla.
  • Line one quart casserole with Bud's Best Vanilla Wafers and top with sliced bananas. Pour 1/2 portion of custard over bananas. Repeat, ending with custard on top.
  • Beat egg whites stiff but not dry. Gradually add ¼ cup sugar and beat until mixture forms stiff peaks. Pile on top of pudding.
  • Bake in preheated 425 degree oven for 5 minutes. Serve warm or chilled.



This recipe comes courteous of Bud's Best Cookies.


Serving: 1 | Calories: 264kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 3g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 51mg | Sodium: 140mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 32g