Banana Pie Spectacular
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Cornstarch||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Whole milk||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Egg yolks||3 , beaten|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Freshly grated nutmeg||1⁄8 Teaspoon|
|Bananas||2 Large, peeled and cut into 1/4 inch slices|
|Lemon juice||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Baked 9 inch pastry shell||1|
|Whipping cream||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Sifted powdered sugar||2 Tablespoon|
|Shredded coconut||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), toasted (Large Shreds)|
Combine first 3 ingredients in a heavy saucepan.
Gradually add milk, stirring well.
Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.
Stir one-fourth of hot mixture into egg yolks; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly.
Cook 2 minutes or until thick.
Remove from heat, and transfer to a bowl; stir in margarine, vanilla, and nutmeg.
Sprinkle banana slices with lemon juice; stir into egg mixture.
Spoon mixture into baked pastry shell.
Cover with plastic wrap; chill thoroughly.
Beat whipping cream until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until soft peaks form.
Spread whipped cream over chilled banana filling.
Top with coconut.