Old Fashioned Banana Pudding

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Old Fashioned Banana Pudding recipe can never go out of style. No matter what the occasion is this easy pudding recipe will steal your guests’ hearts. There is something very pleasurably tasty yet healthy when you combine fruits like bananas in desserts. The rich texture of mashed banana adds thickness and makes for a wonderful addition to desserts. Not to mention how airy and fluffy this recipe turns out each time you make it. Banana dessert is not only a great way to getting kids to eat healthy but also allows them to enjoy sweet treats at the same time. This dessert recipe is a simple pudding recipe to prepare anytime you think of healthy eating for kids. You might want to add it to your list of easy quick desserts for kids to make and keep it handy for future. Bananas are high in potassium which helps maintain blood pressure levels and heart functioning.

Easy pudding recipes such as this recipe tastes great on its own or with toppings of your choice added to it. Assorted nuts like walnuts, cashews and chopped almonds are good additions to make in this recipe. It’s also a fun way to incorporate extra nutrition as well. A few other toppings you can add are berries, peaches, pineapple bits, melted chocolate chips or even candy sprinkles.

Some good tips to keep in mind while making this easy pudding recipe is to use hundred percent pure vanilla extract with no corn syrup or additives. Vanilla, just like salt acts as a flavour enhancer in desserts. Make sure you cook the pudding long enough until it thickens before setting it up in the fridge. This will prevent the pudding from turning soupy in texture. Ideally, the pudding should set up very soon after removed from the stove even without putting it in the fridge. Adding cornstarch to pudding can also help in getting the rich, thick texture. You can store this dessert in the fridge for several days once it is made with the meringue. You can even make it the night before and let it refrigerate to set overnight and then make the topping the morning before serving it. When making the pudding, it is better to prepare it from scratch instead of using the store-bought instant pudding that contains artificial colourings or flavours. This is called an old fashioned pudding for no ordinary reason. Everything in this recipe is made from scratch and you can tell that by the flavour and taste. If you’re lactose intolerant, try substituting the regular milk either with coconut or almond milk.

This Old Fashioned Banana Pudding recipe tops the list of easy pudding recipes. Thank you to Judy at the The Southern Lady Cooks food blog for sharing this old fashioned banana pudding recipe with us. Do visit her blog for more easy pudding recipes. This old fashioned banana pudding recipe is wonderfully tempting for more helpings especially if you love bananas. Make some today and go bananas! **

Nutrition Facts for: Old Fashioned Banana Pudding From The Southern Lady Cooks
Ingredients: Bananas, vanilla wafers, sugar, salt, all-purpose flour, milk, evaporated milk,eggs, vanilla extract.
* Percentages (%) are based on a 2000 calorie diet * The entire recipe has been calculated for 8 servings. * Per Serving: Calories 339, Calories from Fat 95, Total Fat 10.5g 16%, Saturated Fat 4.4g 22%, Cholesterol 134mg 45%, Sodium 238mg 10%, Potassium 437mg 12%, Carbohydrates 54.2g 18%, Dietary Fiber 2.1g 8%, Sugars 35.6g, Protein 9.7g, Vitamin A 6%, Vitamin C 10%, Calcium 19%, Iron 7%

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