Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Granny's Banana Cream Pie

3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 medium firm bananas
1 9 inch pie shell, baked
whipped cream or Cool Whip
sliced banana

1.       In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and salt; stir in milk and mix well.
2.       Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture thickens and comes to a boil; boil for 2 minutes.
3.       Remove from the heat.
4.       Stir a small amount of cream mixture into egg yolks; return all to saucepan.
5.       Cook for 2 minutes, stirring constantly; remove from the heat.
6.       Add butter and vanilla; mix well; allow to cool slightly.
7.       Slice the bananas and place evenly in pastry shell; pour cream mixture over bananas.
8.       Cool; before serving, garnish with whipped cream or Cool Whip and bananas.
9.       Refrigerate any leftovers.

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