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This banana cream pie has a sweet, rich and creamy filling. It fits well inside my homeade flaky pie crust.

Banana Cream Pie with homemade flaky pie crust

This is a very creamy banana cream pie with a homeade flaky crust. The secret in the cream is the addition of the vanilla ice cream and pudding.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Kitchen
Cuisine American
Servings 8 people
Calories 526 kcal

Equipment

  • Large mixing bowl
  • Spoon
  • spatula
  • 9 in pie pan
  • Measuring cups and spoons

Ingredients
  

Banana cream

  • 1 large Vanilla instant pudding Can use pudding you have to boil as well
  • 1 pint Vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 can whipped cream May use cool whip as well
  • 2-3 large bananas Not too ripe, little green to them

Flaky pie crust

  • 1 lb lard may use shortening if store does not have lard
  • 5 cups flour
  • ¼ cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • cold water

Instructions
 

Banana Cream filling

  • In a large mixing bowl combine instant vanilla pudding and 2 cups of milk
  • Once you have mixed up pudding with milk then add a pint of vanilla ice cream. Do slowly and gage the thickness of your cream. If you add too much ice cream, the cream will be too runny and it won't sent well when refrigerated

Flaky pie crust

  • Preheat oven to 475°. In a large mixing bowl, combine lard, flour and sugar and set aside
    This is a homemade flaky pie crust. Its texture is amazing and goes well with the smooth banana cream filling
  • In a measuring cup add the one beaten egg, 1 tbsp of lemon juice and cold water to equal out 1 cup.
    This is a homemade flaky pie crust. Its texture is amazing and goes well with the smooth banana cream filling
  • Poor over dry ingredients and work to combine with a pastry blender until dough has formed well. No dry ingredients should be left.
    This is a homemade flaky pie crust. Its texture is amazing and goes well with the smooth banana cream filling
  • Roll out dough on a flat surface. Roll out until you have what resembles a dome. Put dough on and in pie pan and flute crust. Cut off extra dough around the egdes.
    This is a homemade flaky pie crust. Its texture is amazing and goes well with the smooth banana cream filling
  • Put in oven for 8-10 minutes. Crust should be light golden brown on the inside and on top of pie. Take out and let cool.
  • Once crust has cooled down add in sliced bananas to bottom of pie crust. Add cream on top. Chill in refrigerator for 4 hours to set
  • Once pie has set add on whipped cream and serve

Notes

  • The dough for the pie crust makes up to 3 crusts. Be sure to wrap tightly in cling wrap and seal in large freezer bag. Can stay good up to 6 months. 
  • Eat Banana cream pie right away and will only stay good for about 3 days in fridge. 
  • Putting in freezer may cause the crust to become soggy do I don't recommend it.

Nutrition

Serving: 8peopleCalories: 526kcalCarbohydrates: 94gProtein: 15gFat: 10gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 53mgSodium: 94mgPotassium: 532mgFiber: 6gSugar: 27gVitamin A: 3245IUVitamin C: 24mgCalcium: 293mgIron: 4mg
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