- 3 eggs, separated
- 2 cups milk
- 1 cup plus 3 tablespoons sugar, divided
- 4 tablespoons cornstarch, divided
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 tablespoons or 1/4 stick butter
- 2 bananas, sliced
- vanilla wafers
In a large glass bowl, beat egg yolks. Add the milk and continue beating. When smooth and bubbly on top, add 1 cup of the sugar and 3 tablespoons of the cornstarch. Beat until well combined.
Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and puncture a hole in top with a knife. Cook in microwave on HIGH for three minutes. Whisk and re-cover with plastic wrap. Microwave on HIGH for another two minutes. Add vanilla and butter. Mix well and add banana slices.
In another bowl, beat egg whites and add the remaining tablespoon cornstarch and the three tablespoons of sugar. Beat well until stiff peaks form. Spread the meringue over the pudding mixture. Bake at 400 degrees F. for 6 to 8 minutes or until brown. When done, line pudding with vanilla wafers.
- 1 egg white, at room temperature
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
- 1 cup chopped pecans
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F. Grease a cookie sheet.
Beat egg whites and salt until soft peaks form. Gradually add brown sugar, beating constantly, until stiff peaks form. Fold in pecans.
Drop rounded teaspoonfuls of meringue onto a greased cookie sheet. Bake about 15 to 20 minutes or until delicately brown and firm. Cool three to five minutes before removing from cookie sheet.