Strawberry Banana Cream Pie

Strawberry Banana Cream Pie



Yields  6

1/2 cup sugar
2 tablespoons cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 egg yolks
2 cups milk
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
1 pint strawberry, sliced
1 9 in.baked pastry shell
1 large bananas or 2 small bananas, peeled and sliced
whipped cream, optional

Directions for the Strawberry Banana Cream Pie 

1 In medium saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
2 Blend together egg yolks and milk.
3 Stir small amount of milk mixture into dry ingredients, making a smooth paste.
4 Gradually blend in remaining milk mixture.
5 Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
6 Allow to boil for one minute.
7 Remove from heat and stir in Vanilla.
8 Cool quickly by setting pan in bowl of ice or cold water and stirring for a few minutes.
9 Arrange Strawberries in the bottom of the pie shell, reserving about 1/4 of them for garnish.
10 Pour half of the custard over berries.
11 Layer bananas over custard layer and top with remaining custard.
12 Cover and refrigerate for at least 3 hours.
13 Garnish with reserved berries and whipped cream.