Genny Miller Recipe

Coconut/Banana Cream Pie

By Genny Miller gendee


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Yield: 6-8 servings
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I love Coconut Cream Pie and Banana Cream Pie. Combining the two makes the best of two worlds. This recipe is tried and true. You won't be disappointed...I promise.

Ingredients

CRUST:
3 c
flaked coconut
7 Tbsp
butter or margarine
FILLING:
3/4 c
sugar
1/4 c
all purpose flour
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
3 c
light cream
4
egg yolks, lightly beaten
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2
large firm bananas, sliced
optional: whipped cream

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In a skillet, saute coconut in butter until golden. Press all but 2 tablespoons into the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9" pie plate. Bake at 350 for 7 minutes.
2
In a saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. Gradually add cream and bring to a boil. Cook and stir constantly for 2 minutes. Add a small amount to egg yolks. Return all to pan; cook for 2 minutes. Remove from heat; add vanilla. Cool to room temperature.
3
Place sliced bananas in the crust. Cover with cream mixture. Chill until set, about 2 hours. Sprinkle with reserved coconut. If desired, garnish with whipped cream and bananas.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids
Hashtags: #coconut, #banana, #Cream

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26 Comments

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Mar 14, 2015 - Zelda Hopkins shared this recipe with discussion group: Help a Family, Friend, Neighbors, and Strangers in Need.
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Rose Rauhauser NewYorkWoman
Nov 17, 2013
Genny, I don't know how I missed this pie when you first put it on here. Love this plus it's coconut.....mmmmmmm....and a great way to use bananas too. You live in such a beautiful part of the country but I imagine you get lots of snow during the winter too, am I right?? Anyway, love this dessert and so will my family when I make it.
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Nov 17, 2013 - Bea L. shared this recipe with discussion groups: CHATTERBOX What's Cookin' Today?
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Straw's Kitchen CinCooks
Aug 19, 2012
Me too...we didn't find any diamonds BUT I did find one beautiful quartz crystal, and a few pretty small rocks (gems...hahaha).
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Genny Miller gendee
Aug 19, 2012
Gosh, Cin...don't you just hate that. I agree, good help is so hard to find. I'm sorry to hear that you are going through all this trouble. It seems when it rains...it pours! Hang in there! This too shall pass, as my sweet, dear grandma used to say. Oh Man, would I of loved to been there with you when you went to the diamond mine. I LOVE digging for gems! I have dug for garnets before, and even for crystals. I got hooked on it when my brother introduced me to it many years ago. He is an avid rock and gem hound. Take good care dear. Love ya!