Banana Pudding Surprise with Strawberry Jam

  • Yield: 6 servings


1/2cup sugar
3tablespoons cornstarch
2cups skim milk
1large egg yolk
1teaspoon vanilla extract
30 low-fat vanilla wafters
2 ripe bananas, sliced
2tablespoons strawberry jam


  1. Combine sugar and cornstarch in a heavy saucepan; stir well.
  2. Whisk together milk and egg yolks in a mixing bowl.  Gradually add milk-egg mixture to sugar and cornstarch in the saucepan.  Bring to a boil over medium-low heat and cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat.  Stir in vanilla.
  3. Spoon 1/4 cup pudding mixture along bottom of a 9x9x2-inch pan.  Arrange half the vanilla wafers on top.  Top each wafer with a banana slice.  Spread half the remaining pudding on top.  Spread carefully with jam and then layer with remaining wafers.  Top each wafer again with a banana slice.  Cover with remaining pudding and serve immediately or refrigerate.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 259
  • Fat 4.2g
  • Saturated Fat 1.1g
  • Cholesterol 49mg
  • Sodium 109mg
  • Carbohydrate 52.2g
  • Protein 4.7g