Banana Cream Pie With Caramel Drizzle

Recipe by ChipotleChick
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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Make crust: Heat oven to 350.
  • In a large bowl, cream the ingredients together with your hands until well mixed.
  • Press the mixture into a 9" pie plate and bake until brown, 12-15 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely before filling.
  • Make filling: Whisk together egg yolks, cornstarch, and 1 cup heavy cream in a small bowl.
  • Set aside.
  • Combine remaining cream, sugar and vanilla in a large, heavy bottomed saucepan over medium heat.
  • Whisk to dissolve the sugar and bring to a gentle boil, will take about 10 minutes.
  • Slowly add egg yolk mixture, stirring constantly until it thickens, about 5 minutes.
  • Transfer filling into a glass bowl.
  • Press a piece of plastic wrap onto the surface of the mixture and cool completely at room temperature.
  • When cool, whisk briskly until custard is thick and creamy.
  • Pour into prepared pie crust.
  • Make caramel: In a small, heavy bottomed saucepan, bring sugar and water to a boil, stirring constantly.
  • Continue cooking, stirring occasionally, until the mixture is a deep caramel color and has the consistency of a thin syrup, about 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Carefully and slowly stir in cream, return pan to high heat, and boil the sauce until it becomes a think syrup, about 2 minutes.
  • Cool to room temperature.
  • Make whipped cream: Beat ingredients in medium mixer bowl on medium high speed until soft peaks form.
  • Using a rubber spatula, spread the whipped cream evenly over the pie.
  • Drizzle caramel over the top.
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