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Banana pudding for 150
Jean
07/09/12
My husband and I are helping a friend with the food for her wedding. I think I have everything figured out except for thr banana pudding. The only way I have ever made banana pudding before was homemade pudding. I don't have a clue on a good way to make a good banana pudding for 150 people
Jean Cooper
07/09/12
I forgot also they are wanting chicken leg quarters. We are having some ribs also, but chicken is the main meat. How many leg quarters for 150 people
ellen
07/10/12
1 leg quarter per person- see the plan for 100 page, chicken is discussed at length.

Banana pudding is also discussed in detail on this recent thread;

www.ellenskitchen.com/forum/messages/35818.htm

erma burke
04/27/13
I need to make banana pudding for 500 people. I have not made this large amoount before. Need to know how much to buy. Just pudding, vanilla wafers and bananas.
ellen
04/27/13
The link above has a typo, use this one:

www.ellenskitchen.com/forum/messages/35818.html Be aware that this is more than 15 gallons of banana pudding and you need to arrange for the rapid chilling during making and safe refrigerated storage. It cannot sit out at room temp.

ellen
04/27/13
By the way, 12 pounds fresh bananas makes 8 pounds banana flesh, or 5 quarts.
zanna
05/30/13
my school is doing a pbl on bannana pudding and we need to find out something
ellen
05/30/13
What is the question? See the other thread for info on types of banana pudding-

www.ellenskitchen.com/forum/messages/35818.html

Betty Crutcher
09/10/14
Need to know how many eggs, milk ,sugar ,flour, vanilla go into making banana pudding for 150 people.
ellen
09/14/14
This is covered in detail on this thread:

www.ellenskitchen.com/forum/messages/35818.html

Pat Vawter
08/12/16
Banana pudding using canned pudding for 50
recipe for banana pudding using # 10 cans vanilla pudding + number of bananas + number of vanilla wafers
ellen
08/12/16
5-6 9x13 pans for 50 people, depending on age and politeness...

For the pudding element for 50, 2 #10 cans

This is a recipe for 100, you can estimate cookies and bananas from 1/2 this-

Using half-and-half, or evaporated milk, makes a richer pudding.

120 servings, approximately; 6 10x15x2 pans OR 10 9x13

10 1/2 quarts milk
14 5.1 ounces instant pudding

14 pounds bananas (7 pounds for 50)
24 pounds vanilla wafers ( 12 pounds for 50)

Set aside enough cookies to cover the entire top of each dish used. Mix pudding and milk together. Stir until smooth. For each 20 servings, use a 10 X 15 X 2 inch dish. Spread a thin layer of the pudding, cover with thin sliced bananas, cover bananas with a thin layer of pudding, being sure to cover all edges of bananas with the pudding as any exposed to the air will darken rapidly, add a layer of cookies. Repeat process until all items are used. Cover last layer with pudding mix and top with the vanilla wafers. Store in refrigerator.

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MakerLing81
01/26/17
That is a difficult job
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