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Banana Pie Spectacular

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Ingredients
  Sugar 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Whole milk 3 Cup (48 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , beaten
  Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  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)
Directions

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.
Cool completely.
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.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Banana

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