Venango County Recipe of the Day: Banana Cream Pie

| July 31, 2020

Finishing out the week of pie recipes with one of the all time bests: Banana Cream!


3/4 cup sugar
1/3 cup all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 cups whole milk
3 large egg yolks, room temperature, lightly beaten
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 medium, firm bananas
1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
Optional: Whipped cream and additional sliced bananas


-In a saucepan, combine sugar, flour and salt; stir in milk and mix well. Cook over medium-high heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount into egg yolks; return all to saucepan. Bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes; remove from the heat. Add butter and vanilla; cool slightly.

-Slice the bananas into crust; pour filling over top. Cool on wire rack for 1 hour. Store in the refrigerator. If desired, before serving, garnish with whipped cream and bananas.

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