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Favorite Banana Cream Pie

 
Favorite Banana Cream Pie
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This recipe is vegetarian.vegetarian
 
One serving costs about $0.61

$0.61 per serving

361 people like this recipe

361 likes

This recipe is ready in 25 minutes

Ready in 25 minutes

8 vegetarian,lacto ovo vegetarian dessert
spoonacular Score:27%

Spoonacular Score: 27%

 

Favorite Banana Cream Pie might be just the dessert you are searching for. This recipe serves 8. Watching your figure? This lacto ovo vegetarian recipe has 384 calories, 6g of protein, and 22g of fat per serving. For 61 cents per serving, this recipe covers 7% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. If you have sugar, eggs, bananas, and a few other ingredients on hand, you can make it. 361 person found this recipe to be tasty and satisfying. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 25 minutes. It is brought to you by Taste of Home. Overall, this recipe earns a good spoonacular score of 68%. Users who liked this recipe also liked Favorite Banana Cream Pie, My Favorite Banana Muffins {with Cream Cheese Kisses}, and Strawberries and Cream Pie.

Lambrusco Dolce, Late Harvest Riesling, and Vin Santo are my top picks for Banana Cream Pie. These wines are all sweet, which is important since wine should usually be sweeter than the food you're pairing with it. You could try Snake River Late Harvest Riesling. Reviewers quite like it with a 5 out of 5 star rating and a price of about 16 dollars per bottle.

Snake River Late Harvest Riesling

Made from the grapes left to hang on the vine in our estate Arena Valley Vineyard, Late Harvest Riesling is our original dessert wine. Our 2011 has a limeade nose with a hint of minerals and a honey finish. Enjoy this wine with fruit based desserts or as a refreshing aperitif.

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Ingredients

Servings:
2
2  bananas
bananas
3 Tbsps
3 Tbsps butter
butter
0.25 cups
0.25 cups cornstarch
cornstarch
2
2  eggs
eggs
1 cup
1 cup heavy whipping cream
heavy whipping cream
3 cups
3 cups milk
milk
1
1  puff pastry shell
puff pastry shell
0.5 tsps
0.5 tsps salt
salt
1 cup
1 cup sugar
sugar
1 tsp
1 tsp vanilla extract
vanilla extract
2  bananas
2
bananas
3 Tbsps butter
3 Tbsps
butter
0.25 cups cornstarch
0.25 cups
cornstarch
2  eggs
2
eggs
1 cup heavy whipping cream
1 cup
heavy whipping cream
3 cups milk
3 cups
milk
1  puff pastry shell
1
puff pastry shell
0.5 tsps salt
0.5 tsps
salt
1 cup sugar
1 cup
sugar
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tsp
vanilla extract

Equipment

plastic wrap
plastic wrap
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan
plastic wrap
plastic wrap
sauce pan
sauce pan
frying pan
frying pan


Instructions

Read the detailed instructions on Taste of Home

Price Breakdown

Cost per Serving: $0.61
Ingredient
2 bananas
3 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 eggs
1 cup heavy whipping cream
3 cups milk
1 puff pastry shell
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
Price
$0.31
$0.36
$0.14
$0.48
$1.29
$0.99
$0.72
$0.28
$0.30
$4.87

Tips

Health Tips

  • If you're following a vegan diet (or avoiding dairy), make sure the brand of puff pastry you buy is suitable for your diet! Always read the labels carefully. Otherwise you can make your own from scratch and be 100% sure.

  • If you can, choose grassfed butter for a better nutritional profile—more vitamins, a favorable omega 3/6 ratio, etc.

  • Although the body needs salt to survive, most of us get too much. The problem with consuming too much salt (what chemists call "sodium chloride") is actually the sodium part, which is why people concerned about high blood pressure go on low-sodium diets. If you are trying to reduce salt in your diet, you can try salt substitutes like potassium chloride or try to make do with less salt by using more black pepper, herbs, and spices.

  • Studies have shown people who drink full fat milk are thinner than those who drink low-fat or fat-free milk instead. Keep that in mind before you decide to swap. If you want to go dairy free, however, you can replace milk with unsweetened soy milk in most recipes.

  • get more health tips

Price Tips

  • Most dairy products stay good well past their sell-by date. Instead of throwing out perfectly safe food that is just a few days or maybe even a week or two old, make sure the product smells fine, has a normal texture, and doesn't taste funny. Sniff testing isn't exactly rocket science and it can keep you from wasting food (and money).

Cooking Tips

  • Butter's incredible flavor has made it an extremely popular cooking fat, but it is important to know that butter has the lowest smoke point of almost any cooking fat. This means butter literally starts to smoke at a lower temperature than most other fats between 250-350 degrees Fahrenheit. So while butter is great for cooking at lower temperatures, you should probably use canola oil, coconut oil, or another oil with a higher smoke point for frying and other high temperature cooking.

  • If your recipe calls for ripe bananas and you only have green ones, stick the green bananas in a closed paper bag to speed up the ripening process. You can even put an apple in the bag with them since apples produce a lot of the gas that encourages ripening (called ethylene). This process takes some time, of course, so if you need ripe bananas immediately you might give the oven method a try.

  • Corn starch can be added directly to cold liquids, but to avoid lumps corn starch must be mixed with a cold liquid (usually water or stock) before it can be added to hot liquids like soup or gravy. This mixture of corn starch in a cold liquid is called a "slurry."

  • Corn starch, potato starch, arrowroot powder, and tapioca powder are all comparable in terms of thickening ability, so you can usually substitute them 1:1. Flour, on the other hand, is only half as effective, so if you are using flour instead of corn starch or one of the others named, you'll need to use twice as much.

  • get more cooking tips

Green Tips

  • To avoid antibiotics, hormones, and other nasties in your milk, choose organic whenever possible. If you can't afford organic, look for milk labeled hormone and antibiotic free. It is often less expensive.

Disclaimer

Nutritional Information

Quickview
383 Calories
5g Protein
21g Total Fat
43g Carbs
1% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
383
19%

Fat
21g
33%

  Saturated Fat
12g
76%

Carbohydrates
43g
14%

  Sugar
33g
37%

Cholesterol
102mg
34%

Sodium
264mg
12%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
5g
11%

Vitamin B2
0.28mg
17%

Vitamin A
795IU
16%

Calcium
132mg
13%

Phosphorus
128mg
13%

Selenium
8µg
13%

Vitamin D
1µg
11%

Vitamin B12
0.57µg
10%

Vitamin B6
0.17mg
8%

Potassium
270mg
8%

Vitamin B5
0.69mg
7%

Manganese
0.12mg
6%

Vitamin B1
0.09mg
6%

Magnesium
21mg
5%

Folate
21µg
5%

Vitamin E
0.68mg
5%

Zinc
0.63mg
4%

Fiber
0.89g
4%

Vitamin C
2mg
3%

Copper
0.07mg
3%

Vitamin B3
0.55mg
3%

Iron
0.49mg
3%

Vitamin K
2µg
3%

covered percent of daily need

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