Boston Banana Cream Pie

Recipe by Kaarin
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 10-12




  • Grease bottom of a 9" round pan.
  • Line with wax paper and grease again.
  • Blend all cake ingredients till moist; beat 2 minutes on medium.
  • Pour batter into pan and bake at 350 degrees for 20-30 minutes until a toothpick comes out clean.
  • Cool 5 minutes, then invert on wire rack.
  • Remove wax paper carefully and cool completely.
  • With a long thin knife, split cake in half to get 2 thin layers.
  • Meanwhile make filling: Combine in a saucepan the sugar, flour and salt.
  • Slowly stir in the milk.
  • Cook on medium; stirring constantly.
  • Bring to a boil for 1 minute, then temper the egg by mixing about a 1/4 cup of the hot filling into the egg.
  • Add the egg mixture back into the pan; cook till bubbly, stirring constantly.
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla.
  • Cool, stirring occasionally.
  • Spread half the filling on bottom layer.
  • Arrange the banana slices on filling, then cover bananas with remaining filling.
  • Top with 2nd layer, cut side down.
  • For glaze: In small saucepan, cook chocolate and butter on low heat till melted.
  • Stir in sugar, vanilla, salt and milk for spreading consistency.
  • Spread on top of cake, letting some drizzle down sides.
  • Refrigerate.