Banana trifle recipe


For the pudding
370ml skim milk
2 tbsp cornflour
Pinch salt
1 tbsp sugar
2 ripe bananas, mashed
1 egg yolk
1/2 tsp natural vanilla essence

For the trifle layers
1 banana
100g baked granola of your choice
90 whipped cream (optional). 

Combine the milk, cornstarch, salt, and sugar in a saucepan over medium–low heat and whisk together until there are no lumps.
Whisk in the egg yolk, then heat until bubbling and thickened enough to coat the back of a spoon. Remove from the heat, and stir in the mashed banana and vanilla. Leave to cool to close to room temperature, stirring occasionally.
Layer the ingredients in a glass or jar. Start with the granola, then add the pudding mixture, banana slices and whipped cream (if using). Repeat.
Serve immediately or refrigerate until ready to serve. Best eaten on the day it is made.

This article was originally published in be. Magazine. It has been republished as part of South Bank's free Medibank Feel Good Program. It was originally published in Homemade Granola by Elise Barber, available from New Holland Publishers.

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