Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie

This Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie is wonderfully delicious dessert to serve anytime!

8 Tbsp. cornstarch

1 1/4 cups sugar

4 eggs, slightly beaten

4 cups whole milk, cold

2 Tbsp. butter

2 tsp. vanilla

pinch of salt

3 bananas, sliced

1 cup heavy whipping cream

2 Tbsp. sugar

1/2 tsp. vanilla extract

Flaky Pie Crust 

Mix cornstarch, sugar and salt. Add to cold milk in a medium size saucepan. Stir to dissolve. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until bubbly.

Pour 1/4 of the hot mixture into the beaten eggs. Mix thoroughly.

Return mixture to the saucepan. Continue cooking until mixture comes back to bubbling and is thick. Blend in butter and vanilla.

Pour half of the mixture into a 10 inch pie shell. Cover the top with sliced bananas. Pour remainder of the mixture on the top of bananas.

Let the filling cool-then refrigerate until firm.

Top the pie with sweetened whipping cream. Garnish with chopped walnuts if desired.

To make whipped topping:  Mix 1 cup heavy whipping cream with 2 Tbsp. sugar and 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract until stiff peaks begin to form.

 

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