Banana Pudding

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This is a popular American pudding invented in the late 19th century. The first recipe for this dish was printed in 1903 in ‘The Kentucky Recipe Book’ by Mary Frazer. It is made with vanilla pudding or custard, sliced bananas, and wafers. You may make this by baking or refrigerating, but it is more popular to make it by the refrigeration method.

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Procedure for making Banana Pudding

  1. Combine pudding mix and milk in a bowl. Beat for 2 minutes to mix well.

Note: You may use this hand beater.

  1. Stir in sweetened condensed milk and vanilla extract, mix well to incorporate.
  2. Fold the mixture into thawed topping gently.
  3. Assemble pudding in a glass serving bowl by layering wafers, sliced bananas and prepared pudding layers alternatively.
  4. Refrigerate for an hour at least or until chilled before serving, enjoy.

Preparation Time: 25 minutes

Serving Size: 4

Cook’s Tips

  1. You may prepare custard of your choice and use it instead of pudding.
  2. Banana pudding mix may also be used instead of vanilla pudding.
  3. Sugar free sweetened condensed milk may be used instead of normal sweetened condensed milk for health reasons.

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