Banana Pudding

Serves 4

  • three-quarters pint of skimmed milk
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • one and a half ounces soft white breadcrumbs
  • 2 eggs, size 3, separated
  • half-ounce low-fat spread
  • quarter teaspoon vanilla essence
  • liquid sweetener to taste
  • 2 small bananas, sliced


  1. Warm the milk in a saucepan.
  2. Remove from the heat and stir in the breadcrumbs, low-fat spread and the liquid sweetener.
  3. Stir in the lemon rind, egg yolks and the vanilla essence.
  4. Pour the mixture into a one and a half pint ovenproof dish, cover with sliced banana and bake in a pre-heated oven, Gas 4, 180 degrees C, 350 degrees F,  for twenty minutes until set.
  5. Whisk  the egg whites until very stiff, pile or pipe on top of the pudding and grill for a few minutes until golden.