Banana Custard Pie

Banana Custard Pie


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Banana Custard Pie is one of the yummiest things on earth and this is a great one. Garnish with strawberries, if desired.

Ruby Pfeffer

Serves: 8 

  • 3/4 cup (165g) white sugar
  • 1/3 cup (40g) plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups (500ml) milk
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 40g butter
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla essence
  • 1 (23cm) flan shell, baked
  • 4 bananas, sliced

Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Extra time:1hour chilling  ›  Ready in:1hour35min 

  1. In a saucepan, combine the sugar, flour and salt. Add milk in gradually while stirring gently. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is bubbly. Keep stirring and cook for about 2 more minutes and then remove from the hot plate.
  2. Stir a small quantity of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks and immediately add egg yolk mixture to the rest of the hot mixture. Cook for 2 more minutes; remember to keep stirring. Remove the mixture from the stove and add butter and vanilla. Stir until the whole thing has a smooth consistency.
  3. Distribute sliced bananas in the cooled baked flan shell. Top with custard mixture.
  4. Bake at 180 degrees C for 12 to 15 minutes. Chill for an hour.

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Reviews (2)


Something else. I spread melted chocolate over the base of the flan shell before putting in the bananas - 23 Jan 2011


delicious tart and easy to make - 23 Jan 2011

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