Dessert Alert: Banana Pudding Pie
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Recipe Type: Dessert, Pie
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Serves: 8 servings
 
With all the flavors of banana pudding, this banana pudding pie sits in a delightful vanilla wafer crust and is topped with freshly whipped cream.
Ingredients
for the crust
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for the custard
  • ¾ cup sugar
  • ⅓ cup cornstarch
  • 4 cups whole milk
  • 4 egg yolks, at room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • ½ tsp salt
  • 2 bananas thinly sliced (plus one for the topping)
for the whipped cream
  • 1½ cups heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp vanilla
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Instructions
  1. preheat oven to 350 °
  2. pulse vanilla wafers in a food processor until you have fine crumbs (or you can do what i do and place cookies in a zip top bag and smash by hand)
  3. place crumbs in a large bowl and add melted butter, stir well
  4. press crumbs into a pie pan, and bake for 5 minutes
  5. as the crust cools, make the custard
  6. in a pot set over medium heat whisk sugar, cornstarch, milk, and egg yolks
  7. stir constantly until the custard bubbles and begins to thicken (about 10 minutes)
  8. remove from the heat and stir in the vanilla, butter, and salt
  9. layer the crust with the sliced bananas, pour custard over the bananas, cover with plastic wrap and chill 1 hour
  10. whip the cream with sugar and vanilla, and smooth over the chilled custard
  11. just before serving top with banana slices
Notes
custard recipe from ny times cooking
Recipe by Honest Cooking at https://honestcooking.com/dessert-alert-banana-pudding-pie/