Southern Banana Pudding

Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword Still I Rise, Vegetarian
Prep Time 3 hours
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 15 minutes
Servings 6 people


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 eggs beaten
  • 1 dash salt
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 cups milk
  • 14 oz can of condensed milk
  • 1 tsp vanilla bean paste
  • 4 large ripe bananas sliced
  • 16 chessman cookies
  • 2 cups fresh whipped cream


  1. In a medium glass bowl, whisk the sugar and eggs together for a minute then add the salt, cornstarch, milk, and condensed milk and mix thoroughly.

  2. In large saucepan or saucier, heat the mixture on medium low heat slowly for 10-15 minutes, stirring constantly.

  3. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla paste. Put back in the glass bowl and chill in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.

  4. Layer in trifle or serving dish the cookies, pudding, and bananas. Top with whip cream and a couple of crushed cookies.