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Homemade Banana Cream Pie


Homemade Banana Cream Pie


A fresh, delicious and easy banana pie recipe with homemade banana pudding, graham cracker crust and freshly whipped topping. This is one of our favorite cakes and a banana lover’s dream

come true.





Graham Cracker Crust

• 1 1/2 cups graham cracker crumbs, 1 1/2 tablespoons

• 6 tablespoons melted butter

• 1/3 cup sugar



• 2 banana slices

• 1 1/ 4 cups 2% milk

• 1 cup heavy cream

• 2/3 cup sugar

• 1/8 teaspoon salt


• 1/4 cup cornstarch

• 4 large egg yolks at room temperature

• 1 teaspoon vanilla

• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter

Whipped Cream


• 1 cup Whipped Cream

• 1 1/2 tablespoons powdered sugar

• 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

• Bananas for decorating

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• Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

• Mix graham crackers, melted butter and sugar. Press into a 9-inch cake pan and bake in the oven for 7 minutes.Let cool on a rack. Once cooled, cover the bottom and sides with banana slices.

• In a medium saucepan over medium heat, stir together milk, cream, sugar, salt and cornstarch. Beat until the sugar dissolves and the mixture forms bubbles. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring


constantly.• In a medium bowl, beat the egg yolks. Take out 1/2 cup of the hot mixture and stir it into the egg yolk mixture in a slow stream. Beat the egg mixture into the pot in a very slow stream

and cook until bubbles form. Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly. It should be fairly thick and leave a whisk mark as you go through it.Also, it would pool slightly when poured, as can be seen in

the picture of the pudding being poured into the cake base.

• Remove from heat and add vanilla and butter. Let cool for 15 minutes, beating several times to prevent a skin from forming. Pour the pudding into the base over the bananas. Cover with plastic

wrap and refrigerate for at least 4 hours.• Let the bowl and beaters cool in the freezer for 20 minutes. Add whipped cream, powdered sugar and vanilla to the bowl. Beat at low speed until the

mixture increases in volume. Heat over medium-high heat and beat until stiff peaks form. Spread or place on the cooled cake.Garnish with banana slices and reserved graham cracker crumbs.

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