Got a craving for banana cream pie? Make it yourself at home! Banana cream pie is a timeless classic. Here's how to make the perfect balance of bananas and pudding at home.
What you will need:
• 2 c. milk
• ¾ c. sugar
• 3 tbsp. cornstarch
• ¼ tsp. salt
• 2 egg yolks
• Small bowl
• 2 tbsp. unsalted butter
• 1 tsp. vanilla extract
• 1 graham cracker pie shell
• 1½ bananas, sliced
• Whipped cream
Step 1: Heat the milk and mix dry ingredients
Heat the milk in a saucepan, almost to a boil. Combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in another saucepan and add the heated milk, stirring until it thickens.
Step 2: Temper the eggs
Beat two egg yolks in the small bowl, adding a small amount of the heated mixture to temper the eggs. Then add the eggs to the saucepan with the milk and heat to medium.
Step 3: Add butter and vanilla
Add the butter and vanilla to the mixture, stirring it thoroughly. Remove the pudding from the heat and let it cool.
Step 4: Place the bananas on the pie shell
Spread your banana slices over the bottom of the pie shell. Then add a layer of pudding, another layer of bananas, and another layer of pudding.
Step 5: Decorate with a bananas and whipped cream
Decorate the top of the pie with leftover banana slices and whipped cream.
Step 6: Refrigerate the pie
Refrigerate the pie for a few hours to let it set. Then serve and enjoy.