Banana Cream Pie
x 9 ready cooked Pie Crust OR make your own HERE
For the Custard:
to go the filling once the custard is cold
For the Topping:
heavy whipping cream
Make the custard as follows;
Put icing (powdered) sugar, corn starch, egg yolks, 1/2 cup of fresh milk in a bowl and stir. Set aside.
Put the rest of the 2 cups of milk in a pot and heat with the butter till just bubbling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.
Add the hot milk a bit at a time to the egg mixture, stirring constantly to prevent the eggs from scrambling. Pour the mixture back into the pot and put back on the stove.
Stir until mixture thickens and set aside to cool.
Build the Pie
Slice up bananas and put a layer into the bottom of pie shell.
Put half the cooled custard into the pie, covering all the bananas.
Place another layer of sliced bananas and top with the rest of the custard. Chill overnight or at least 4-6 hours.
Make the Topping
Whip 1 cup of heavy whipping cream with 2 tbs of icing (powdered) sugar and 1 tsp of vanilla till stiff peaks.
Top the pie with the whipped cream and grate some chocolate over.
Timings include 4 hours minimum chill time.
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