Chocolaty Banana Cream Pie Recipe
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Chocolaty Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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I have three daughters, and this is their favorite pie to help make and to eat. Most of the time, we make two pies so there's enough for seconds.—Lynn McAllister, Mt. Ulla, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • 2 medium firm bananas, sliced
  • 1 cup whipped topping
  • Chocolate curls and additional sliced bananas, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 419 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch, cocoa, salt and milk until smooth. Bring to a boil; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from the heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
  2. Pour half of the filling into pastry shell. Top with sliced bananas and remaining filling. Refrigerate for 3-4 hours.
  3. Garnish with whipped topping. Decorate with chocolate curls and additional bananas if desired. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Chocolate Banana Cream Pie in The Best of Country Cooking Annual 2005, p116

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 piece) equals 419 calories, 16 g fat (9 g saturated fat), 29 mg cholesterol, 263 mg sodium, 64 g carbohydrate, 1 g fiber, 5 g protein.

This recipe pairs well with a sweet white wine.

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2010

Make sure to keep stirring until mixture thickens. Otherwise the sauce pan will burn.

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