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Homemade Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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Homemade Banana Cream Pie Recipe
This banana cream pie is a popular meringue topped pie with sliced bananas. Use a regular pie crust, graham cracker crust, or cookie crust for this luscious, creamy pie.

Ingredients:

  • 1 (9-inch) pie shell, baked, cooled
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup sifted all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks -- slightly beaten
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 ripe bananas, thinly sliced
  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar

Preparation:

Mix 1/3 cup sugar, flour, and salt in a saucepan; add milk gradually, stirring until smooth. Cook over medium-low heat until mixture boils, stirring constantly. Mix a small portion of the hot mixture with egg yolks, return to saucepan and boil for 2 minutes more, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add vanilla and butter. Cool.

Place bananas in bottom of cooled shell, add filling and top with meringue.


Meringue:
Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until frothy. Add the 1/3 cup sugar gradually. Continue beating egg whites until they hold a glossy peak. Spoon meringue onto filling, sealing to the edge of crust.

Bake at 375° for about 10 minutes, or until nicely browned.

 

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 1 out of 5
Banana Cream Pie, Member singletonfamily8

Too pasty tasting. Cornstarch would be much better to use as a thickening agent. I didn't think it was ""creamy"" at all. I was in a hurry and couldn't find my usual so I found this on line. I would NOT make it again.

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