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“There are lots of Banana Cream Pie recipes on here, but none are excatly the same as my mom's. This is our family's favorite Banana Cream Pie - especially my dad and my husband!”
4hrs 30mins
1 pie

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 (9 inch) single baked pie crusts
  • 23 cup sugar
  • 14 cup cornstarch
  • 12 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 4 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 4 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 large bananas
  • sweetened whipped cream


  1. Bake pie shell.
  2. Stir together sugar, corn starch and salt in saucepan.
  3. Blend milk and egg yolks; Gradually add to sugar mixture.
  4. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
  5. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  6. Remove from heat; Blend in butter and vanilla.
  7. Press plastic wrap onto filling in saucepan and place in fridge to cool to room temperature.
  8. Peel and slice bananas and arrange in baked pie shell.
  9. Pour cooled filling on top of bananas and chill pie thoroughly, at least 2 hours.
  10. Top with whipped cream just before serving.

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