Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Cook Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

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  • 1

    cup sugar

  • ¼

    cup cornstarch

  • ½

    teaspoon salt

  • 3

    cups 2% milk

  • 2

    eggs, lightly beaten

  • 3

    tablespoons butter

  • 1-½

    teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 2

    large firm bananas

  • 1

    pastry shell (9 inches), baked

  • 1

    cup heavy whipping cream, whipped

  • 1

    tablespoon sliced almonds, toasted

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt and milk until smooth. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into eggs; return all to the pan. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Gently stir in butter and vanilla. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard; cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes. Slice the bananas into pastry shell; pour custard over top. Spread with whipped cream; sprinkle with almonds. Chill for 6-8 hours or overnight. Refrigerate leftovers. Yield: 6-8 servings.


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