Do let me know which way you decide to go, I’d be interested in hearing how it turns out for you. As you can see by the comments, the recipe seems to work perfectly for some, and not for others. You have to do what you can under those circumstances. Get one of our Eagle brand® creamy banana pudding recipe and prepare delicious and healthy treat for your family or friends. I suspect it just didn’t cook long enough to thicken up into more of a custard. I’m usually stuffed from having a big meal and can’t hold too much dessert afterwards. Don’t go skimping, pile them on. I’m glad you decided to give the recipe a try and hope that you and your friends all enjoyed it. Everyone in the family could not stop eating it! to my husband’s grandma. Also I did not have as much pudding as I would like and will probably double your recipe next time. I can’t wait to try it!! Southern Banana Pudding I made this dish for a Pinterest party my friend hosted. Banana pudding is one of the staples of Southern desserts, along with peach cobbler and pound cake. I help my brother sometimes with some catering work and we often make Banana Pudding for dessert. Don’t give up though. I appreciate your visit and hope you’ll be sure to stop by for another visit with us… real soon. I haven’t had a tough banana slice since. I appreciate your comments and do hope you’ll stop by for another visit with us… real soon. mine was runny too. I am thinking about making your mashed potatoes and Mac and cheese next!! Or I wonder if you could mix half condensed milk and half whole milk, and cut down or leave out the sugar? Slowly add flour, whisking continually to avoid lumps. I hope you have the best Christmas ever. Your pudding probably didn’t cook enough to reach the proper temperature in order to thicken up. If u have chicken etoufee recipe, would u mind to share it to? The bananas might turn a bit dark and the wafers will be a bit soft, but I think it’s still pretty good. 10-15 minutes by whose clock? Instead of using whole milk, I’m going to use evaporated milk:), Hi Jerrion, I’m thankful you found us and tried our Banana Pudding Recipe. BUT–and this is the reason I’m writing you–as I was scooping the flour, I realized that it’s the flour that is the difference. Thank you so much for the recipe. The only problem I had was my pudding was a little “liquidy” ( yes I too can make up culinary terms underneath. Finally…I have found the same recipe my mother-in-law uses to make her delicious homemade banana pudding! Oh the second time I made it I followed the recipe exactly, but I added all the ingredients while the milk was still cold and off of the stove. Watch it carefully so the egg white meringue doesn’t burn. Add the sugar. I appreciate you sharing your results. I don’t recall that she ever even owned a double boiler. Continue to stir it constantly as it thickens. Just do it easy and gently, and you want have any problems. My Auntie is happy that I can make it because she’s our matriarch and now the next generations will have ‘nana pudding at family events!!! Hi Nicoloe, Thank you for your comments. Thanks for the great recipe, I can’t wait to make it for my dad. This is the best banana pudding recipe ever! what i did to get it to thicken once it reaches 170 was quit stirring for 25 seconds, stir again for another 25 and repeated that until it reached my desired thickness!!! That’s always great news to hear, I appreciate it very much. (Smile), I appreciate your comments and do hope you’ll stop by for another visit with us… real soon. I was able to print out the recipe using the Print Button here on my computer so I’m not sure what may have happened. Should say: any cookie without a cream in it should work. I’m guilty of using mine for just heating stuff up but might have to give it a try next time I make a pudding. I always hate using the canned stuff because I like the from-scratch version so much better. XOXO, Hi Melissa, I bet you and your Nana made an awesome Banana Pudding. Some folks like it warm, some like it cold. Do let me know, and I hope you’ll be pleased enough that you’ll try some of our other recipes as well. Excited. There are just so many variables from one kitchen to the next, it’s hard to say exactly what might be going wrong. Thank you so much for sharing this recipe, it really takes me back. My opinion would be to serve it cool. -Steve. When I try to print the recipe with the print feature on the web page, it brings up a blank page. -Steve, This is the only way to make Banana Pudding! I did everything else as listed and to speed up the thickening, I popped it in the freezer and continued to stir often as I finished the rest of my Sunday meal. Don’t forget to report back and let me know if you give it a try. Nothing tops off a great home cooked Southern meal any better than this down home, made-from-scratch, banana pudding. This makes me soooo hungry for Banana Pudding. It thickened up a little more, and now it’s in the fridge to finish cooling. Don’t over beat. This time I wasn’t really being that cautious so I turned my stove to number 5 and 6 and stirred the entire time. Did you use Skim Milk by any chance? The only differance is she does not put a layer of mixture at the bottom. I suspect it may be from some of the egg whites at the bottom of the bowl not being fully whipped. -Steve. Can’t wait to make it again ☺☺. I still do the meringue on top. Thank you for this wonderful recipe. –Steve. I followed the instructions exactly and it came out perfect, even the meringue! I use this recipe only exactly how it is and it comes out perfect every single time. 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