Sunday, July 13, 2008

Banana Cream Pie

Crush 1 package graham crackers (not the whole box but one of the packages in clear wrapping that come in the boxes).
Add 1/3 cup butter, softened
and ¼ c sugar.

Mix until combined and then press into pie pan. Chill while you prepare filling.

¾ c sugar
2 Tbsp butter
¼ c cornstarch
1 ¼ tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
3 egg yolks, beaten
2 c milk
4 bananas

In a saucepan combine the sugar, cornstarch, salt, and mix. Add milk in gradually while stirring. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is bubbly. Cook for one more minute and then remove from heat. Stir ¼ c of hot mixture into beaten egg yolks and then immediately add back into the pan. Cook for 2 more minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add butter, vanilla, and stir until smooth. Slice bananas into pie shell and top with pudding mixture. Chill until set. Top with whipped cream.

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