Graham Banana Pudding

Recipe from

Southern Living


4 cups half-and-half
4 large egg yolks
1 1/2 cups sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 (5-ounce) package graham crackers, divided
4 large ripe bananas, sliced and divided
2 cups whipping cream
2 tablespoons 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 13- x 9-inch baking dish. Repeat layers, using remaining ingredients. Cover pudding, and chill 6 hours.

Beat whipping cream and 2 tablespoons sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form. Spread over pudding. Chill until ready to serve. Prep: 5 min., Cook: 10 min., Chill: 6 hrs.