Banana Custard Recipe

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Banana Custard Recipe

Banana custard is a great way to use up overripe bananas that are just sitting on your counter. This recipe is very quick and easy to make and the perfect choice for a last minute dessert when in a hurry. Best of all there is no baking involved.

This dessert can be served either warm or cold.

Servings: 4


2 teaspoons corn starch
2 cups fresh whole milk
2 tablespoons powdered sugar 
1 egg yolk 
½ teaspoon vanilla essence
3 large ripened bananas (blended)


1. In a bowl mix the cornstarch with a little 1/2 cup of cold milk until blended smooth.

2. Pour the remaining milk into a saucepan and heat. When milk becomes hot add the cornstarch mixture. Stir for about 1 to 2 minutes to allow the cornstarch to cook but not stick to the bottom. 

3. Remove from the heat and stir in the sugar. Place mixture in refrigerator and allow to cool slightly. 

4. Beat the egg yolk lightly in a small bowl. Add to mixture.
Heat and stir constantly until the custard has thickened. Do not boil. Add the blended bananas and vanilla essence. Mix well.

5. Pour the mixture into serving dishes.


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4 January 2015 at 09:22 delete

Oh that sounds great. Nice way to use too ripe ones.

4 January 2015 at 18:43 delete

This sounds fabulous! Thanks for linking up with Sunday Features this week!

4 January 2015 at 22:27 delete

I've never made custard at home. I think it'd be a nice change/switch for the family!

5 January 2015 at 08:48 delete

I have never made a custard before so I am going to have to make this one. I love bananas too. Thanks for sharing.

5 January 2015 at 11:20 delete

It looks very delicious and light.. I love that it's a dessert that is easy to make. too.

10 January 2015 at 10:18 delete

I've never made a custard before. This is a great use for overripe bananas. Thank you for sharing with us at Merry Monday!