Mashed banana stirred into the custard filling boosts the flavor in this classic pie recipe. Top with an extra generous layer of whipped cream.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
bake:
30 mins at 400°
cook:
10 mins
chill:
4 hrs
Servings:
8
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Line pie shell in pan with foil; fill with dried beans. Bake in 400°F oven 15 minutes. Remove foil and weights. Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Cool on rack.

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  • Mix 1/2 cup sugar and cornstarch in heavy-bottomed saucepan. Add milk; cook, stirring, over medium heat to thicken, 5 minutes. Remove from heat.

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  • Slowly stir 1 cup hot mixture into yolks in small bowl. Stir yolk mixture back into saucepan. Return to medium heat. Bring to boiling, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring, 3 to 5 minutes, until very thick. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and 2 teaspoons vanilla. Place plastic wrap on surface. Cool 15 minutes.

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  • Slice 1 banana; arrange slices in single layer over bottom of crust. Mash second banana in bowl; stir into custard filling. Pour into crust. Place plastic wrap directly over filling. Refrigerate for 4 hours or until firm.

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  • Beat cream, remaining sugar and vanilla in bowl until stiff peaks form. Uncover pie. Top with cream. Garnish with third banana, sliced.

Nutrition Facts

452 calories; total fat 26g; saturated fat 10g; cholesterol 193mg; sodium 324mg; carbohydrates 49g; fiber 1g; protein 7g.
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