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    Grandma's Banana Cream Pie

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    1 hrs 15 mins

    45 mins

    30 mins

    Karen67's Note:

    My grandmother was a wonderful cook, made great pies, and this was my favorite. She always used a homemade pie crust and served it with a dollop of Cool Whip or whipped cream on top. She didn't give me any idea how many bananas to use...so I guessed. She would also use the same custard, making a half batch, for the filling in cream puffs.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 6

    Yield:

    pie

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      TO MAKE FILLING: Mix flour and constarch with 1/3 cup cold milk to make a thin smooth paste, and set aside.
    2. 2
      In a separate bowl, beat egg yolks, then add sugar and salt and beat well.
    3. 3
      In a medium saucepan, scald remaining milk, stirring constantly.
    4. 4
      While you continue stirring the milk in the pot, add a small amount of the scalded milk to the flour paste and a small amount to the egg/sugar mixture.
    5. 5
      Pour both mixtures into the pot with the scalded milk and stir well.
    6. 6
      Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat.
    7. 7
      Add butter and vanilla, and stir well.
    8. 8
      TO ASSEMBLE PIE: Pour a layer of custard filling in in the pie shell.
    9. 9
      Place a layer of sliced bananas on top of the filling, then repeat with custard & bananas, and ending with a final top layer of custard.
    10. 10
      Refrigerate once the custard has cooled.
    11. 11
      Serve with whipped cream or Cool Whip.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on March 06, 2008

      55

      My family went WILD for this banana cream pie!! Great recipe! I'm definitely saving it.

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    • on August 16, 2012

      55

      Wonderful recipe! It was very easy to follow. I used 2% milk and it worked fine. I also used a regular pie dish not deep dish and I just got extra custard which still fit in the pie. I will be making this recipe again thanks for sharing!

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    • on October 21, 2007

      55

      This is very good. It is a new way to make pudding for me. It has lots of delicious bananas. Made for Market Game 07

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    Nutritional Facts for Grandma's Banana Cream Pie

    Serving Size: 1 (266 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 449.6
     
    Calories from Fat 179
    39%
    Total Fat 19.9 g
    30%
    Saturated Fat 9.6 g
    48%
    Cholesterol 115.3 mg
    38%
    Sodium 283.8 mg
    11%
    Total Carbohydrate 61.5 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
    12%
    Sugars 27.4 g
    109%
    Protein 8.3 g
    16%

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