BANANA CREAM PIE

A crunchy crumb crust, filled with creamy vanilla custard and sliced bananas, topped with fresh whipped cream, more banana slices and a drizzle of caramel sauce!

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Prep Time: 30 Mins

Cook Time: 15 Mins

Makes: 8 Servings

Ingredients

1 Vanilla Wafer Crust, cooled
2 bananas, sliced
1 cup heavy cream, whipped sweetened
2 Tbsp. powdered sugar Banana for garnish (optional)
Caramel Sauce (Optional) Filling:
4 egg yolks
2 cups milk
2 cup sugar
2 cup cornstarch
2 tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. butter
2 tsp. vanilla

Instructions

  1. BEAT egg yolks well in medium bowl; gradually stir in milk until blended.
  2. MIX sugar, cornstarch and salt in large heavy saucepan.  GRADUALLY stir in milk mixture until blended.   
  3. COOK over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil, about 10 to 15 minutes.  BOIL and stir 1 minute.  REMOVE from heat immediately.  STIR IN butter and vanilla.   
  4. POUR half of the vanilla custard into the piecrust.  Arrange 2 bananas over filling.   Top with remaining filling.  PRESS piece of plastic wrap onto surface of pastry cream to prevent “skin” from forming.  REFRIGERATE until thoroughly chilled, at least 2 hours.  
  5. SPREAD whipped cream over filling.  Garnish with additional bananas and a drizzle of caramel sauce.  SERVE IMMEDIATELY.

Pro Tips

  • Refrigerate any leftover pie promptly.
  • Pie crust options:  Pie can be made with any standard baked 9-inch piecrust or with Graham Cracker Crumb Crust or Gingersnap Crumb Crust

Nutrition Info

Nutrition information per serving (1/8 of recipe):

475 calories; 27 g total fat; 15 g saturated fat; 3 g polyunsaturated fat; 8 g monounsaturated fat; 161 mg cholesterol; 213 mg sodium; 54 g carbohydrate; 1 g dietary fiber; 5 g protein; 964.5 IU Vitamin A; 62.9 IU Vitamin D; 43.5 mcg folate; 108.1 mg calcium; .4 mg iron; 89.7 mg choline.