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Comforting Banana Pudding

 Comforting Banana Pudding
This recipe is a terrific small-quantity alternative to banana cream pie.—Opal Hinson, Lubbock, Texas
2 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 30 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1-1/2 cups milk
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 8 vanilla wafers
  • 1 large firm banana, sliced

Directions

  • In a saucepan, combine sugar and cornstarch; gradually stir in milk
  • until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened
  • and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from
  • the heat.
  • Stir 1 cup hot mixture into egg; return all to the pan and bring to a
  • gentle boil. Remove from the heat; stir in vanilla.
  • Refrigerate for 15 minutes. Layer vanilla wafers and banana slices in
  • parfait glasses or bowls. Top with pudding. Yield: 2 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 686 calories, 11 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 132 mg cholesterol, 173 mg sodium, 140 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 10 g protein.