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Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Micki Clark
Added: Friday, June 8, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2/3 cup sugar
3 tbsp cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
3 cups milk
3 egg yolks slightly beaten
1 tbsp butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
Bananas - 1 bunch sliced
9 inch pie shell
sweetened whipped cream

Directions:
Directions:
Mix in saucepan: 2/3 cup sugar, 3 tbsp cornstarch, 1/2 tsp salt then stir in gradually 3 cups milk.
Cook over med. heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils Boil 1 min. Remove heat. Gradually stir at least half of hot mixture into 3 egg yolks slightly beaten. Then blend into hot mixture in saucepan. Boil 1 min. more stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Blend in 1 tbsp butter and 1 1/2 tsp vanilla.

Cool filling. Arrange a layer of sliced bananas 1.2 inch deep in baked 9 inch pie shell before pouring in cooled filling.

Top with sweetened whipped cream.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 to 8
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
For years this was one of our Christmas desserts.

 

 

 

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