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Mick's Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Mick's Banana Cream Pie, by , is from The Madson Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Robin Madson
Added: Wednesday, March 5, 2008



1/3 c. shortening
1 c. flour
3 T. water


3/4 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla
1/4 c. flour
1/4 c. butter
2 c. milk
2 bananas
3 egg yolks


3 egg whites at room temperature

1 t. cream of tartar

3-4 T. sugar

Crust: Cut shortening and salt into flour. Add water and mix into a ball. Roll out pie crust and place in pie pan. Prick with fork. Bake at 375 until lightly browned.
Filling: Mix sugar and flour. Stir in milk and boil for 3 min. in heavy kettle, stirring so it doesn't scorch. Slowly stir half of hot mixture into 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten. Then beat hot mixture back into saucepan. Boil 3 min. more. Add vanilla and butter. Cover and cool.
Slice bananas into cooled baked pie shell and cover with cooled filling.
Meringue: Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until frothy. Beat sugar in 1 T. at a time. Beat until stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue over pie, sealing to edges. Bake at 400 5-6 minutes or until peaks are nicely browned.
Cool away from drafts.




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