Cherry Banana Cream Pie Recipe
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Cherry Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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From Hanover, Ontario, Denise Elder shares this dreamy dessert. "The crunchy crust is spread with a rich butter layer, then topped with a fluffy filling flavored with banana, cherries and chocolate," she says. "Guests always tell me the pie reminds them of a banana split...and then ask for seconds.
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TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 20 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 3/4 cup butter, divided
  • 2 cups crushed vanilla wafers (about 60 wafers)
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons baking cocoa
  • 1 cup chopped walnuts
  • 1 large firm banana, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup halved maraschino cherries
  • Whipped topping, chocolate curls and additional maraschino cherries


  1. In a small saucepan, melt 1/2 cup of butter; stir in wafer crumbs. Press into a 9-in. pie plate. In a small bowl, cream the remaining butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Spread over crust.
  2. In a large bowl, beat cream until it begins to thicken. Add the sugar and cocoa; beat until stiff peaks form. Fold in the walnuts, banana and maraschino cherries.
  3. Spoon into crust. Cover and refrigerate for 8 hours or overnight. Garnish with whipped topping, chocolate curls and cherries. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Cherry Banana Cream Pie in Quick Cooking November/December 2001, p57

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.

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y-me User ID: 6124309 37635
Reviewed Feb. 16, 2012

"Our family and friends love this. . . absolutely delicious. It is also good using pecans instead of walnuts."

frankieb User ID: 1667031 113032
Reviewed Apr. 16, 2009

"I don't like chocolate. Can anyone suggest a substitute for the 2 TBS baking cocoa in this recipe? Or can I just leave it out?"

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