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Mile High Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marianne
Added: Wednesday, May 9, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 10" pie crust, baked and cooled
4 bananas, ripe but not brown
3 cups milk
1 cup sugar
1/2 cup plus 1 tbsp flour
3 egg yolks
1 tsp butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
6 oz heavy cream

Directions:
Directions:
Place egg yolks in a medium bowl. Mix a bit and set aside. In a medium saucepan, place the sugar, flour and 1 cup of milk. Whisk till no lumps remain. Add rest of the milk. Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture thickens and boils. Slowly pour 1/3 of this mixture into the egg yolks, stirring as you pour. Pour the egg mixture back into the saucepan and cook for another minute. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and vanilla
Slice the bananas into the pie crust evenly. Pour the pudding on top. Cool completely. Refrigerate at least 2 hours. Whip heavy cream with a tbsp of sugar and serve pie wedges with a spoonful (or two) of the cream

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 - 8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Once you try this pie, you'll wonder why everyone in the world doesn't make their own. It's a classic and you will never taste any restaurant pie like this one, that's for sure!

 

 

 

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