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It's National Banana Cream Pie Day❗

Everybody loves pie, especially Banana Cream Pie, and today I encourage you to have a small slice.😂🤣


According to nationaldaycalendar.com, "banana cream pie is one of America's favorite all-time cream pies. Additionally, the traditional custard pie was modified into a recipe that resulted in the appetizing and flavorful banana cream pie. Dating back to the 19th century, banana cream pie found its way into recipe books. Today, recipes fill cookbooks and flood the internet for this yummy pie. In the 1950s, soldiers of the United States Armed Services ranked the banana cream pie as one of their favorites. 


Banana and cream complement so many other flavors that bakers enjoy experimenting in the kitchen. Both chocolate and peanut butter pair well with bananas. Many other ingredients do as well. It should come as no surprise when exploring recipes when you discover the sheer number and variety to choose from. It's a testament to just how much the banana cream pie is enjoyed and loved."


FUN FACT: Banana's are loaded with potassium so you get some vitamins in as well.


In honor of today, here's a few ways you can homage:

📍Visit your favorite bakery and have a slice.

📍Make a banana cream pie.

📍Try a new recipe like this one: 𝗕𝗮𝗻𝗮𝗻𝗮 𝗖𝗮𝗿𝗮𝗺𝗲𝗹 𝗣𝗶𝗲

1/2 pkg (15 oz/350 g) refrigerated pie crusts (1 crust), softened according to package directions

24 caramel candies, unwrapped

1 cup (250 mL) plus 2 tbsp (30 mL) milk, divided

1/2 cup (125 mL) toasted chopped pecans

2 medium bananas

1 pkg (5.1 oz or 160 g) vanilla instant pudding and pie filling

1 tbsp (15 mL) lemon juice

1 container (8 oz) frozen whipped topping, thawed (about 3 cups/750 mL), divided


𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀

Preheat oven to 425°F (220°C). Unroll crust onto lightly floured surface; roll to an 11 1/2-in. (29-cm) circle. Place crust in 9" Pie Plate, pressing into bottom and up sides. Fold and flute edges. Line bottom and sides of crust with Parchment Paper; fill with 3-4 cups (750 mL-1 L) dried beans. Bake 15 minutes; carefully remove parchment and beans. Bake an additional 6-8 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

Place caramels and 2 tbsp (30 mL) of the milk in small microwave-safe bowl. Microwave, covered, on HIGH 1 1/2-2 minutes or until smooth, stirring every 30 seconds. Pour caramel mixture over crust. Sprinkle with pecans. Slice bananas; arrange over caramel mixture.

Combine remaining milk, pudding mix and juice in large mixing bowl; whisk until smooth. Fold in half of the whipped topping; spread evenly over bananas. Pipe remaining whipped topping around edge of pie. Refrigerate 4 hours.


𝗬𝗶𝗲𝗹𝗱: 12 servings


𝗡𝘂𝘁𝗿𝗶𝗲𝗻𝘁𝘀 𝗽𝗲𝗿 𝘀𝗲𝗿𝘃𝗶𝗻𝗴: Calories 310, Total Fat 13 g, Saturated Fat 6 g, Cholesterol 5 mg, Carbohydrate 45 g, Protein 3 g, Sodium 320 mg, Fiber 1 𝗴


𝗦𝘁𝗼𝗻𝗲 𝗣𝗶𝗲 𝗣𝗹𝗮𝘁𝗲 # 𝟭𝟬𝟬𝟳𝟯𝟴

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ACTION STEP: Prepare this titillating treat and then let me know in the comments how it turned out or kick your kitchen up a notch by booking your cooking show here:

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