Banana Pudding

10
Total Time
25 min
Prep
10 min
Cook
15 min
Serves
12
Difficulty
Moderate
Vanilla wafers make a quick and crunchy crust for this creamy, layered treat.

Ingredients

all-purpose flour

cup(s)

sugar

¾ cup(s)

table salt

¼ tsp

uncooked egg yolk(s)

2 large, lightly beaten

low-fat milk

2½ cup(s)

salted butter

3 Tbsp, divided

vanilla extract

1 tsp

reduced fat vanilla wafer(s)

36 item(s)

banana(s)

3 large, sliced

fat free whipped topping

2 cup(s), thawed

Instructions

  1. Lightly spoon flour into a dry measuring cup; level with a knife.
  2. Combine flour, sugar and salt in a 3-quart saucepan. Combine egg yolks and milk; stir with a whisk. Gradually add egg mixture to dry ingredients, stirring well. Add 2 tablespoons butter. Cook over medium heat until thick and bubbly (about 10 minutes), stirring constantly. Remove from heat; add remaining 1 tablespoon butter and vanilla, stirring until butter melts.
  3. Place 12 vanilla wafers in bottom of an 8-inch square baking dish. Arrange one-third of banana over cookies. Spoon one-third of pudding mixture over banana; repeat procedure with remaining cookies, banana and pudding, ending with pudding. Spoon whipped topping over pudding and spread evenly. Cover and chill until ready to serve. Yield: 12 servings (serving size: about 3⁄4 cup).

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