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Individual Banana Puddings

Author Jacqueline


  • 4 cups milk
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup +2T flour
  • 3 eggs
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 3 bananas
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1 T powdered sugar
  • 1 box mini vanilla wafer cookies


  • In a large sauce pan, bring the milk to a simmer; add the vanilla extract.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the eggs, egg yolks, sugar and flour.
  • Slowly pour in 1/4 of the milk, whisking constantly, to temper the eggs. Pour the tempered eggs into the saucepan with the milk, whisk, and return to medium-low heat. Cook until the mixture has thickened, stirring frequently to prevent the bottom from burning. Fold in the bananas.
  • Assemble 4-5 individual serving dishes, Create a bottom layer of wafer cookies, then top with a layer of pudding, repeating again so that there is a layer of cookies, then pudding, then cookies, then pudding. Top with 4-5 more cookies and refrigerate for 2-3 hours.
  • In a large mixing bowl, whip the cream with the powdered sugar until soft peaks form. Top the pudding dishes with the whipped cream and serve.