Sunday, April 25, 2010
BANANA CREAM PIE:
This is easy to make.
3 bananas, sliced into small pieces
For a 9" pie.
2/3 cups sugar
3 Tablespoons cornstarch
3 cups milk
3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 Tablespoon butter
1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla
Mix sugar, cornstarch,and salt in a saucepan. Gradually stir in milk.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Boil 1 minute. Remove from heat. Gradually stir at least half of hot mixture into egg yolks. Then blend into hot mixture in saucepan. Boil 1 minute more stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Blend in butter and vanilla. Pour immediately into baked pie shell. Add 3 sliced bananas,
Finish with Pie Meringue let stand at room temperature or pie may be chilled thoughly 2 hours and topped with sweetened whipped cream.
To temper the eggs, after everything thickens up and ready to boil, add a little bit of mixture to the eggs, and keep stirring the eggs, and add a little bit more.
You don't want to scramble the eggs.
Posted by brian b. at 9:10 AM