Recipe for Old-Fashioned Banana Pudding


    Old-Fashioned Banana Pudding

    Source: Thelma Allen - Recipes from Sweet Yesterday

    1/3 cup cornstarch
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    3/4 cup granulated sugar
    4 cups milk, divided
    1/4 cup butter
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    3 dozen vanilla wafers
    4 or 5 sliced bananas

    Combine first 3 ingredients with 1 cup milk. Scald remaining milk; add cornstarch mixture. Stir over medium heat until thickened. Reduce heat; add butter and vanilla extract. Cool.

    Alternate layers of vanilla wafers, bananas and pudding in a large shallow dish and chill. May be topped with whipped cream.