mom's banana cream pie

★★★★☆ 4 Reviews
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By Carol Junkins
from Hanson, MA

Been making this pie for years, always light and delish. If you have never made one, you'll want to give this one a try!!!!

★★★★☆ 4 Reviews
serves 9" pie
prep time 5 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For mom's banana cream pie

  • FILLING:
  • 2/3 c
    granulated sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 Tbsp
    all-purpose flour
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 1 or 2 bananas, add as you layer the filling into crust. i sometimes just put on top when ready to serve as the bananas will turn brown in the filling, your choice.
  • AFTER THICKENED:
  • 3
    eggs yolks, slightly beaten
  • AFTER REMOVED FROM HEAT:
  • 1 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    baked pie crust (single)

How To Make mom's banana cream pie

  • 1
    Mix in saucepan: all dry ingredients. Stir in gradually 3 cups of milk and cook over moderate heat stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil one minute.
  • 2
    Remove from heat and stir a little of the mixture into the 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten. Then blend into hot mixture in saucepan. Boil one minutes more stirring constantly.
  • 3
    Remove from heat. Blend in 1 tablespoons of butter and 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla extract.
  • 4
    Pour half into prepared cooked 1 crust pie crust slice banana and put one layer in middle of pie, than add the rest of your filling, or use a graham cracker crust your choice. Cool and set up in refrigerator. Serve with Whipped cream and a cherry. Keep refrigerated. Oh and enjoy!
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