Are you looking for an easy and foolproof Banana Cream Pie Recipe? Look no further than this amazing choice. A classic but easy recipe will wow your guests while coming together in just minutes!
One of my favorite things about this banana cream pie recipe is how easy it is to throw together. I always have a couple ready-made graham cracker crusts, cream cheese, vanilla pudding, and (unless the kids went crazy) bananas. If you keep these on hand like I do, you'll be able to whip this up in no time at all!
Banana Cream Pie Recipe
Prefer to make your own graham cracker crust? It's pretty easy – just pulse one package in the food processors until it's finely ground. Mix in 5 Tbsp melted butter & ¼ cup sugar and press into your pie pan. Bake for 5-7 minutes at 350°. Allow this to cool before continuing as instructed below.
While I keep ready made crusts on hand, I prefer using my deep dish pie plate for a pie like this. Since you are adding extra fruit onto the crust, it can easily make it much taller than a simple pudding pie. A deep dish pie plate works excellent for this purpose!
Ingredients for Banana Cream Pie Recipe:
9-inch graham cracker crust
2 ripe bananas
1 – 8 oz cream cheese, softened
2 cups milk
(1) 3 ¼ oz instant vanilla pudding
Directions for Banana Cream Pie Recipe:
Slice up one banana and place on prepared crust.
Mix together the softened cream cheese, milk, and pudding until smooth and thickened. Pour over crust.
Chill for 2-3 hours. Immediately before serving, slice up remaining banana, arrange on top, and pipe some whipped cream on to the top of the pie
- 9-inch graham cracker crust
- 2 ripe bananas
- 1 - 8 oz cream cheese, softened
- 2 cups milk
- (1) 3 ¼ oz instant vanilla pudding
- Slice up one banana and place on prepared crust.
- Mix together the softened cream cheese, milk, and pudding until smooth and thickened. Pour over crust.
- Chill for 2-3 hours. Immediately before serving, slice up remaining banana, arrange on top, and pipe some whipped cream on to the top of the pie
Our banana cream pie recipe is a perfect solution for an afternoon barbecue or that random guest that shows up at dinner time. Since it doesn't need a lot of time, you can whip it up in minutes and serve right away. Of course, it is better when chilled for a few hours, but it isn't necessary.
For a little extra treat, you can easily drizzle a bit of caramel over the top of the pie, or between the bananas and pudding layer. It adds just a bit of sweetness you will absolutely love!
As you plan your favorite meals this year, add this to your must have grocery list. Keeping a few things on hand will make sure you are always ready to serve a delicious and classic banana cream pie recipe that everyone will enjoy!
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