Reserve 12 wafers for garnish. Spread small amount of custard onto bottom of a 1-1/2 qt baking dish. Cover with layers of 1/3 each of the remaining wafers, bananas and remaining custard . Repeat layers 2 times.
Beat egg whites on high speed of mixer until soft peaks form. Gradually beat in remaining sugar until stiff peaks form. Spread over custard, sealing well to edge of dish
Bake at 35 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool slightly. Top with reserved wafers just before serving ( optional)
This recipe as you know has been around forever! It was one that my father used to make for us, and it was one of his most favorite treats. After I got married, and the family would come for Thanksgiving, or Christmas I would make this just for him. Miss you Daddy! This one is for you!