Classic Banana Cream Pie Recipe

This classic banana cream pie recipe is a timeless dessert that never goes out of style. With its creamy filling and crunchy crust, it’s the perfect treat for any occasion. Plus, it’s super easy to make! So, gather your ingredients and let’s get started.

Preparation Time:
Preparation time for this recipe is approximately 30 minutes, plus cooling time.

– 1 pie crust (9-inch)
– 3/4 cup white sugar
– 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
– 1/4 teaspoon salt
– 2 cups milk
– 3 egg yolks, beaten
– 2 tablespoons butter
– 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
– 3-4 ripe bananas

– Preheat your oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit (190 degrees Celsius).
– Bake the pie crust for about 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden. Let it cool completely.
– In a medium saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and salt. Gradually stir in the milk.
– Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir for 2 more minutes.
– Remove from heat. Gradually stir in about 1 cup of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks. Return the egg yolk mixture to the saucepan and cook for an additional 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
– Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla extract. Let the mixture cool for about 15 minutes.
– Slice the ripe bananas and arrange them in the cooled pie crust.
– Pour the cooled mixture over the bananas.
– Cover with plastic wrap and chill for at least 2 hours before serving.

There you have it – a delicious, homemade banana cream pie that’s sure to impress your guests. Enjoy!

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