Homemade Banana Pudding Pie

dyanna casteel

By
@day03

My husband is a banana FREAK! This is homemade banana pudding at it's best.It's alittle time consuming but well worth the effort.You can experiment with the cookie wafer crust too,i've used pecan shortbread cookies.Yum!


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Serves:

8

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

15 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 c
vanilla wafer crumbs
3
bananas,sliced
1 1/2 c
white sugar
1/4 c
all-purpose flour
2 c
milk
3
egg yolks
2 tsp
butter
2 tsp
vanilla extract
3
egg whites
1/4 c
white sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven:350 degrees.Line the bottom of 9" pie pan with a layer of alternating wafers and banana slices.
2
TO MAKE PUDDING:In medium saucepan,combine 1 1/2 cups sugar with flour.Mix well,then stir in half the milk.Beat egg yolks and whisk into sugar mixture.Add remaining milk and butter.
3
Place mixture over med-low heat and cook till thickened,stirring frequently.Remove from heat and stir in vanilla.Pour half of pudding over wafer and banana layer while still hot.
4
Make another layer of alternating wafer and banana slices on top of pudding layer.Pour remaining pudding over second wafer and banana layer.
5
TO MAKE MERINGUE:In large glass or metal bowl,beat egg whites until foamy.Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar,continuing to beat until whites are stiff.Spread meringue into pie pan,making sure to completely cover pudding layer.
6
Bake in oven for 15 minutes or just till meringue is browned.Chill before serving.
7
** I usually make the meringue with 6 egg whites instead of 3 so i can pile on the meringue!**

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American