Husband-Pleaser Banana Pudding


1/3 C flour

1 14-oz can evaporated milk

3 eggs, separated

Dash of salt

2 t vanilla

� lb vanilla wafers

4 bananas, sliced

Combine 1 cup sugar and flour in top of double boiler; blend in milk, a small amount at a time. Add 1-2/3 C water; cook, stirring, to a boil. Beat egg yolks lightly; beat small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks. Add egg yolks to remaining hot mixture; stirring constantly. Add salt and 1 teaspoon vanilla; remove from heat. Cool custard for about 10 minutes. Layer half the wafers, half the bananas and half the custard in baking dish; repeat layers. Beat egg whites until foamy. Add 2 tablespoons sugar and remaining vanilla, beating until meringue is stiff and glossy. Spread meringue over pudding. Bake at 350� until meringue is lightly browned.

Yield: 6 servings

Cookbook: The Illustrated Encyclopedia of American Cooking

Typed By: Susan Godfrey

Contributed by: Edit

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