Easy Homemade Banana Pudding. This is a lovely recipe, easy to make and from scratch. Always a family favorite! | Lovefoodies.com
Easy Homemade Banana Pudding
Prep Time
20 mins
Total Time
20 mins
Servings: 6 - 8
For the Custard:
  • 1 1/2 cup icing sugar powdered
  • 1/2 cup corn starch
  • 6 egg yolks
  • 5 cups fresh milk
  • 4 tbs butter
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 5 in ripe bananas to go the filling once the custard is cold
For the Topping:
  • 2 cup2 heavy whipping cream
  • 4 tbs icing sugar powdered
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • Grated Chocolate or other sprinkles decoration etc
Make the custard as follows;
  1. Put icing (powdered) sugar, corn starch, egg yolks, 1/2 cup of fresh milk in a bowl and stir. Set aside.
  2. Put the rest of the milk in a pot with the butter and heat till just bubbling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
  3. Add the hot milk a bit at a time to the egg mixture, stirring constantly to prevent the eggs from scrambling. Pour the mixture back into the pot and put back on the stove.
  4. Stir until mixture thickens and set aside to cool.
Build the Pudding
  1. Slice up bananas and put a layer into the bottom of a serving dish.
  2. Put half the cooled custard into the pudding bowl, covering all the bananas.
  3. Place another layer of sliced bananas and top with the rest of the custard. Chill overnight or at least 4-6 hours.
Make the Topping
  1. Whip the heavy whipping cream with 4 tbs of icing (powdered) sugar and 1 tsp of vanilla till stiff peaks.
  2. Top the pudding with the whipped cream and grate some chocolate over or decorate how you like.