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Chocolaty Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Chocolaty Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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 YIELD:6-8 servings


  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 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


  • 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. Garnish with whipped topping. Decorate with chocolate curls and additional bananas if desired.
  • 3. Yield 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 419 calories, 16g fat (9g saturated fat), 29mg cholesterol, 263mg sodium, 64g carbohydrate (42g sugars, 1g fiber), 5g protein.

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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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