BANANA CREAM PIE

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BANANA CREAM PIE
  • An impressive crust made with only 2 ingredients – vanilla wafer cookies and melted butter! Fill with creamy vanilla custard and sliced bananas for delicious springtime treat!  
  • 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!  

Prep Time:30 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Chill Time: 2 hours

Makes:  8 servings

WHAT YOU NEED

 

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
  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.

 

ENJOY

 

INSIDER INFORMATION
  • 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 INFORMATION

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.