Tropical Banana Pie

1
Lolly St John

By
@lolstjohn

Who doesn't love banana pie! Who doesn't love tropical fruit! Bring them together here with this yummy pie!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
10 Hr 20 Min
Cook:
15 Min

Ingredients

  • PIE CRUST

  • 1 1/2 c
    vanilla wafer crumbs (45 wafers)
  • 1/2 c
    crushed pecans
  • 1/2 c
    butter, melted
  • FILLING

  • 1/3 c
    butter
  • 1/3 c
    flour
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 2 c
    coconut milk
  • 3/4 can(s)
    dolce de leche (caramelized condensed milk)
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1 tsp
    banana extract
  • 1 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 3
    bananas, sliced
  • 1 -15 can(s)
    crushed pineapple drained
  • TOPPINGS

  • 2 c
    whipped cream
  • 1/2 c
    pecans, chopped
  • 1/2 c
    coconut, shredded
  • ·
    maraschino cherries

How to Make Tropical Banana Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine the wafer crumbs, pecans and butter; press onto the bottom and up the sides of a greased 9-inch pie plate.
  2. Bake at 350 for 8-10 minutes or until crust is lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. In a large saucepan, melt butter.
  4. in the flour, brown sugar, cinnamon and salt until smooth.
    5.
  5. Gradually add milk & sweetened condensed milk. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat.
  6. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; then return mixture to the pan, stirring constantly.
  7. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  8. Remove from the heat. Stir in rum and vanilla.
  9. Slice bananas & crushed pineapple into the crust; pour filling over top.
  10. Refrigerate for 3 hours or until set.
  11. Garnish as desired with whipped cream, caramel syrup, nuts and cherries.
  12. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Printable Recipe Card




Show 2 Comments & Reviews

17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint

17 Refreshing Recipes with Mint


Have an abundance of mint in your garden? These mint-tastic recipes are the answer! Bursting with fresh mint leaves, these refreshing summer dinner recipes are sure to be a hit. From grilled goodies to fresh salads to yummy vegetarian options, mint works with them all! Not only are they easy to make on a hot […]

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids

10 Tips for Cooking With Kids


With camps canceled, not all pools are opening (or with limited capacity), and fewer playdates than usual, keeping kids occupied can be challenging. To keep them from asking what’s to eat, get them in the kitchen. Cooking teaches math skills, lets kids learn how food gets to the table, and creates valuable memories. But… depending […]

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing

15 Recipes You Can Make With a Bottle of Italian Dressing


We all have that partially used bottle of Italian dressing sitting in the fridge. If you’re staring at it wonder what can I use it for, we’ve got the answer. These 15 recipes all have Italian dressing as an ingredient and they’re not just pasta salad.