Elvis Pie

Lynnda Cloutier Recipe

By Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet


Elvis made the peanut butter an banana combo famous, and he never had difficulty making the women swoon. You should have no trouble with your significant other when serving this dessert.Unknown source

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18 graham crackers
1 1/4 sticks unsalted butter, room temperature
6 tbsp. white sugar
3 pkgs. (8 oz. each) cream cheese
1 cup natural peanut butter
3/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 cup sour cream
4 large eggs
1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter
1/2 cup brown sugar
4 ripe bananas
1 cup heavy cream
2 tsp. vanilla
2 tbsp. powdered sugar
1 oz. dark chocolate

Directions Step-By-Step

Layer one:
Preheat oven to 350. Crushed graham crackers and mix crumbs thoroughly with 1 1/4 sticks butter and 6 Tbsp.. sugar. Put mixture in springform pan, pressing evenly onto bottom and up side of pan. Bake til golden brown, about 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from oven and cool on rack
Layer Two:
In large bowl, using a hand blender or whisk, beat cream cheese and peanut butter til smooth. Add 3/4 cup sugar and 1/4 cup brown sugar and beat til fluffy. Slowly add eggs and 2 tsp. vanilla and blend.
Pour mixture into crust.
Cut two large pieces of foil. Place springform pan in center of foil and fold foil up the sides. Place in larger roasting pan and add enough water to come up 1 inch on the outside of the springform pan. Bake til golden brown, about 1 1/4 hours. Remove and cool in refrigerator uncovered for at least 6 hours.
Layer Three:
To make banana layer, slice bananas 1/2 inch thick. Put remaining 1 stick butter and remaining 1/2 cup brown sugar in large pan over medium heat. Whisk til sugar and butter melt and mixture is smooth and caramel like, about 3 to 4 minutes. Add banana slices to pan in single layer and cook for 2 minutes, turning once. Using a fork, carefully transfer banana slices to top of cheesecake, arranging in an even layer. Return to refrigerator.
Layer Four:
Put whipping cream, remaining 2 tsp. vanilla and powdered sugar in mixing bowl. Using an electric hand mixer, beat cream til stiff.. Spread whipped cream on top of bananas. To garnish, grate chocolate over top.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies

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Pat Duran kitchenchatter
Feb 1, 2012
WOW! Lynnda I am loving these ingredients and this looks delicious! Thanks for sharing this recipe. I'm a droolin...
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Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet
Feb 1, 2012
My pleasure, Pat. Enjoy.
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Andrea Williams andraywill
Mar 10, 2014
What size springform pan are you using? Did you cook the cake at the same temp as the crust?
Looks yummy can't wait to try it!
Lynnda Cloutier eatygourmet
Mar 10, 2014
I used a 9 inch springform pan, and I did cook it at the same temperature.