Simple, quick and tasty. Ended up with more crust then I needed so I came here looking for a pie recipe to use up the lonly crust. Came across this recipe and decided to give it a whirl. Results were rewarding with ingredients readily available on hand. Will make it again but I will mix the bananas into the filling as we all thought there wasn't enough of it on the bottom of the pie. Also sprinkled some sweetened coconut of the pie before it cooled. Kids loved it and each had two pieces AFTER dinner. Will definitively make it again.
My husband has been asking for a banana cream pie like his Grandmother used to make, so I picked this one. Very good! The flavor and texture was right on. The only problem I had was, the custard just sat on top of the bananas. Next time (and there will be a next time!), I'll fold the bananas into the custard mixture, then pour into the pie shell. Maybe I'll add just a touch more milk, as well.
Delish! Only problem I had was burning on the bottom of the pan - but it tasted great and was easy to make.
I made this pie for the second time and followed the directions exactly. This is one of the few cream pies I have made that has turned out firm, yet creamy. Thank you for a wonderful recipe. I made this with a homemade graham cracker crust.
Well I LOVED the taste of this. I added another 2/3 of banana on top and then added the whipped cream. Only thing is after I put the toppings on I forgot it on the kitchen counter. So we had a banana cream puddle. Obviously it wasnt the recipees issue. Next time I will refridgerate it and we will have a pie not puddle. But to be honest it tasted so good I would be happy with such a great tasting puddle anyways!!
I guess this was the weekend was for me to try ranterbeswimmin's recipes. Gues what they were both really great! Banana Cream Pie is my DD's favorite ande I made this for her birthday. I followed the instructions to a T and enjoyed a beautiful and wonderfully tasting recipe. This goes into the tried and true file. Thanks so much for posting!
This is a good pie if you like that thick, rich custardy kind of pudding pie.
This is very, very yummy! I followed the recipe to a "t". The only thing I would recommend is layering the cream, then bananas, then cream; it was difficult to get the cream to go all the way to the bottom because I had already put the bananas in the pie shell- I just wound up lifting the bananas up with a spoon and pouring more cream in all the way around. I had extra cream and more bananas, so I mixed them up in a bowl and took them over to my (happy) neighbor as banana pudding. I had another pie shell that I could have baked if I'd wanted to make another pie (and enough filling for it), but I'd already turned the oven off and didn't want to heat up the kitchen again. It does work well as pudding too. Very good recipe! Makes me wonder what I can do to tweak the recipe- what other fruits and flavors I can use. I will definitely be making this again.
Perfect recipe. I usually softer ripe bananas, was just fine.
Nice and easy recipe. You must be mindful of constantly stirring the filling, as it thickens quickly and risks burning. I would also advise stirring the filling with a whisk, to break up the clumps the flour forms. I used slightly less sugar, and 2 1/2 bananas were plenty. Given the sweetness of the bananas and Cool Whip, the reduced sugar worked well.