Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Banana Cream Pie

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Banana Cream Pie
Adapted from All Recipes

3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup flour
1/4 tsp salt
2 cups milk
3 egg yolks, beaten
2 tbsp butter
1 1/4 tsp vanilla
1 pie crust baked (you can use your favorite recipe)
3 bananas sliced

1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, and salt. Add milk in gradually while stirring gently. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is bubbly. Keep stirring and cook for about 2 more minutes, and then remove from the burner.  

2. Stir a small quantity of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks, and immediately add egg yolk mixture to the rest of the hot mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes; remember to keep stirring. Remove the mixture from the stove, and add butter and vanilla. Stir until the whole thing has a smooth consistency.

3. Slice bananas into the cooled baked pastry shell. Top with pudding mixture. 

4. Bake at 350 degrees F for at least 15 minutes. Chill for an hour then serve. 

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