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Banana Meringue Pudding Recipe

Banana Meringue Pudding
6 to 8 servings.


3 1/2 Tbs flour
1 1/3 cups sugar
dash of salt
3 eggs, separated
3 cups milk
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 (12 oz.) box vanilla wafers
6 medium bananas
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbs sugar (for meringue)
1 tsp vanilla extract (for meringue)


To make custard: Combine flour, 1 1/3 cups sugar, and salt in heavy saucepan. Beat egg yolks; combine with milk, stirring well. Add eggs and milk to dry ingredients; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened. Remove from heat; stir in 1 tsp vanilla.
Layer one-third of wafers in a 3-quart baking dish. Slice two bananas and layer over wafers. Pour one-third of custard over bananas. Repeat layers of cookies, bananas, and custard twice.
To make meringue: Beat egg whites (at room temperature) until foamy. Gradually add 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form. Add 1 tsp vanilla, and beat until blended. Spread meringue over custard, sealing to edge of dish.
Bake at 425 F for 10-12 minutes of until golden brown.



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