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A classic Southern banana pudding made with alternating layers of vanilla wafers, bananas, and made-from-scratch custard flavored with vanilla and bourbon.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 6


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 dash salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 Tablespoon of bourbon
  • 3 -4 ripe bananas sliced
  • Vanilla wafers
  • Whipped cream for topping


  • Mix sugar and eggs together.
  • Add salt, cornstarch, and milk.
  • Bring to a boil over medium-high heat, stirring constantly from the minute you begin to heat the mixture. Cook until thickened.
  • Remove from heat; mix in vanilla and bourbon
  • In a 9-inch square casserole dish, layer the wafers, bananas, and the pudding. You can also layer the pudding in 6 individual sized glass jars or ice cream bowls.
  • Top with whipped cream.
Keyword Banana, Pudding
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