This Homemade Southern Banana Pudding is a classic dessert...and it's super easy to make! It'll leave your family and friends begging for your “secret family recipe!”
Cuisine: American, Southern
Keyword: banana, pudding
3large egg yolks
1cupheavy whipping cream
Using a heatproof mixing bowl, add 1 cup of milk, half-and-half, ¼ cup of sugar, cornstarch and egg yolks; stir until well combined. Set mixture aside.
Using a small saucepan, add remaining cup of milk and remaining ¼ cup of sugar. Place over medium heat, stirring often, until milk begins to simmer.
Slowly pour hot milk into bowl with the egg yolks, stirring constantly while you pour.
Return entire mixture to saucepan and place over medium heat. Cook, stirring often, until mixture begins to boil. Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla extract.
Layer the sliced bananas, pudding and vanilla wafers in a large serving dish. Cover and refrigerate overnight.
Before serving, whip together the heavy whipping cream and confectioner's sugar until stiff. Spread whipped cream on top of the banana pudding and garnish with additional crumbled vanilla wafers. Serve cold.