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Banana Cream Pie

Course Desserts
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 slices

Ingredients

  • 4 ripe bananas
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Pie Shell graham cracker crust
  • 3 tbsp flour
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1-2 tbsp whipped cream

Instructions

  1. Scald 1 cup milk over boiling water. Mix sugar, salt, flour and remaining milk together and stir into hot milk and cook slowly until thickened, constantly stirring.Cover and cook over boiling water for another 5 minutes.
  2. Add mixture to to egg yolk and cook for about a minute. Add butter and vanilla, cool.
  3. Fill pie shell with alternate layers of cream filling and sliced bananas. Top with whipped cream and serve.
  4. Makes 1 - 8" pie. For 9" pie use 2 cups of milk and 3 egg yolks.

Recipe Notes

This is a basic cream recipe that I also use for chocolate pie (1 chocolate square melted with 2 tbsp sugar)