Banana Cream Pie

posted by Connie 06-19-98 3:21 PM

Mennonite Church in Paso Robles,CA Cookbook

Banana Cream Pie

2 cups milk
1 cup sugar
4 level Tab. flour
pinch of salt
4 eggs
1 tsp. vanilla
3 or 4 bananas
1 Tbl. butter
few drops lemon juice
4 additional Tbls. sugar for meringue
1 baked pie shell

Preheat oven to 350 F.

Heat milk; add sugar and flour, which have been blended. Cook over low heat; add beaten yolks. Add 2 tablespoons milk to the beaten egg yolks. Add this to milk mixture and cook for several more minutes. Add 1 Tables. butter; set aside.

Peel and slice 3 or 4 bananas depending on size. Place in baked pie shell.

Sprinkle a few drops of lemon over bananas to keep from turning dark. Now, pour the cooked mixture over the bananas.

Beat egg whites until very stiff. Fold in 1 Tbls. of sugar for each egg white.

Spoon beaten mixture over the cream and banana mixture. Place in oven at about 350 deg., until lightly browned.

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