STRAWBERRY PUDDING

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Strawberry Pudding

This strawberry pudding is just as good as banana pudding and made the same way except you use strawberries in the recipe instead of bananas.  We love it!  A great dessert your family and friends will enjoy.

Strawberry Pudding is perfect for any gathering.

3 to 4 cups strawberries, capped and sliced

Vanilla wafers, (I use about 50 wafers to make this pudding)

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/4 cup all-purpose flour

1 cup regular or 2% milk

1 1/2 cups evaporated milk

4 egg yolks

1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

In a 2 quart casserole dish layer the vanilla wafers and strawberries. (I use 10 of the wafers to go around the side of the bowl just because I think it is pretty this way). In a saucepan on top of the stove with a whisk mix together the sugar, salt, flour, egg yolks, and milk. Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously with whisk, about 7 or 8 minutes until thickens. (It will burn very easily so be sure to stir) Remove from stove and stir in vanilla flavoring. Pour over wafers and strawberries.

Meringue for Pudding

4 egg whites

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Beat egg whites on high until stiff and peaks form. Add sugar and vanilla and beat into egg whites. Spread over pudding and bake in 350 degree oven until browned. (I have just put it under the broiler until it browns that way, too).

Note:  This was so good with the strawberries I may try it with bananas and strawberries the next time I make it.

 
 
Strawberry Pudding 

Strawberry Pudding

This is a fabulous twist on an old classic.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Strawberry Pudding
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks

Ingredients

  • 3 to 4 cups strawberries capped and sliced
  • Vanilla wafers (I use about 50 wafers to make this pudding)
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup regular or 2% milk
  • 1 1/2 cups evaporated milk
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Meringue Ingredients

  • 4 egg whites
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla flavoring

Instructions

  • In a 2 quart casserole dish layer the vanilla wafers and strawberries. (I use 10 of the wafers to go around the side of the bowl just because I think it is pretty this way).
  • In a saucepan on top of the stove with a whisk mix together the sugar, salt, flour, egg yolks, and milk. Cook on medium heat, stirring continuously with whisk, about 7 or 8 minutes until thickens. (It will burn very easily so be sure to stir) Remove from stove and stir in vanilla flavoring. Pour over wafers and strawberries.

Meringue Instructions

  • Beat egg whites on high until stiff and peaks form. Add sugar and vanilla and beat into egg whites. Spread over pudding and bake in 350 degree oven until browned. (I have just put it under the broiler until it browns that way, too).

 
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22 Comments

  1. Lisa Howard says:

    Do you layer this in casserole dish or just the one layer? I think you could alternate the wafers, strawberries with pudding just like a banana pudding.

  2. How about alternating wafers and berry slices on the sides of the dish…just for pretty…?

  3. I tried making this today and it ended up a big soupy mess 🙁 Any idea where I went wrong? The meringue is fine, but the pudding is very runny.

  4. Wanda Rollins says:

    Can this be made with the Stevia in the raw, I’m diabetic and would love to try you recipes? Please print more for us to enjoy, in the future. Thank you in advance.

  5. Ok so I tried this, and lets just say, the ENTIRE dessert was gone within an hour!!! Amazing stuff!!!

  6. Estee Kennedy says:

    Is this hot or cold?

  7. Pam Driggers says:

    Sounds a lot like my grandmother’s banana pudding recipe – it was the best! Gotta try this!

  8. Cyndi Conley says:

    Judy, thank you so much for this recipe. I do not like bananas but absolutely love strawberries. As all good cooks do, I modified the recipe just a tad. Instead of vanilla flavoring, I used strawberry flavoring. I also creamed a brick of cream cheese into the pudding before putting it over the strawberries. I will let you know the reviews after taking it to a church potluck tomorrow.

  9. LaVenia Clark says:

    One of my favorites from childhood!!! My mom also made the pineapple pudding in the same way.

  10. Could this be made with Splenda instead of sugar without any problems?

  11. My mom use to make this all the time, she also used pineapple instead of bananas also

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  13. Looks Awesome! Leave it to a Southerner to come up with this idea…MMMMM!

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