banana pie with caramel topping optional

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Pat Duran
from Las Vegas, NV

This pie is so simple yet so delicious-it's almost hard to believe when you say,"I made it myself!" You will love the creamy texture of this decadent banana pie. Recipe is from Eagle Brand.

serves 8 to 9
prep time 20 Min
cook time 45 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For banana pie with caramel topping optional

  • 1
    8 or 9 inch baked pie shell
  • FILLING
  • 3 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 c
    water
  • 2 or 3 md
    bananas, sliced (i used 3)
  • 14 oz
    can sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 tsp
    banana extract
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3 lg
    egg yolks, beaten- reserve whites
  • MERINGUE
  • 3 lg
    egg whites . reserved from above
  • 1/2 tsp
    cream of tartar
  • 2 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • GARNISH
  • 1/2 c
    caramel ice cream topping (thick kind)
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How To Make banana pie with caramel topping optional

  • 1
    Bake crust according to directions in your recipe or on package. Stir together cornstarch, salt and water in heavy saucepan. Whisk in sweetened condensed milk and egg yolks. Cook and stir over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, about 7 minutes. Remove from heat. Add butter and banana extract, blend well. Cool slightly. Heat oven to 350^.
  • 2
    Place 1/2 cup of the filling in bottom of baked crust. Slice bananas into pie shell. Pour remaining filling over bananas. Cool at room temerature , while making meringue .
  • 3
    Meringue. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar to soft peaks, Gradually beat in the powdered sugar for about 4 minutes ,until stiff peaks form. Spread immediately over hot pie, carefully sealing to outside edge of crust, so it does not shrink.Bake 15 minutes. Cool for 1 hour. Chill for 3 hours. To serve drizzle caramel sauce over top and sprinkle with chopped peacans or other nuts. Store covered in refrigerator, if any is left.
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