Graham Banana Pudding
4 cups half-and-half
4 large egg yolks
1-1/2 cups sugar
¼ cup cornstarch
¼ tsp salt
3 Tbsp butter or margarine
2 tsp vanilla extract
1 (5-oz) package graham crackers, divided
4 large ripe bananas, sliced and divided
2 cups whipping cream
2 Tbsp sugar
Whisk together first 5 ingredients in a large saucepan over low heat; cook, whisking constantly, 8 to 10 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
Layer 5 graham crackers, half of bananas and half of pudding in a 13x9” baking dish. Repeat layers, using remaining ingredients. Cover pudding and chill 6 hours.
Beat whipping cream and 2 Tbsp sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Spread over pudding. Chill until ready to serve.
March2002 So. Living; Dorsella Utter, Louisville, KY