Sunday, August 28, 2011

Banana Cream Pie


Pie crust
1 tsp salt
½ C water
2 C flour
1 C shortening

Mix ingredients together. Roll out and place in a pie dish. Bake on 375 for 20 min.

Filling
2 sliced bananas
1/4 cup Soft Beaten Cream Cheese
2/3 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cup whole milk
1 1/2 cup evaporated milk
4 beaten egg yolks
2 tablespoons butter, softened
1/8 cup sliced almonds
1 tablespoon vanilla extract

*8 oz. Cool Whip or homemade Whipped Cream

Mix in a 2 quart sauce pan sugar, cornstarch, salt, evaporated milk and whole milk. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until mixture thickens and boils for 1 minute.

Remove from heat. Add the beaten eggs to the mixture. Continue to cook on medium heat until it reaches boiling stage again.
Add cream cheese and mix thoroughly. Remove from heat and add vanilla and butter.
Let pudding stand for 15 minutes but while still warm pour half of pudding in pie shell and layer with bananas then pour remainder of pudding on top. When pie is completely cooled top with fresh whipped cream and garnish with sliced almonds.

1 comment:

Brandon + Chelsea + Ella said...

oh man I was totally craving this the other day! I'm gonna have to make it very soon I think. Only problem is Brandon doesn't like banana anything so I will end up eating the whole pie. Very dangerous stuff.