American Pie Council

Bananas Foster Cream Pie

2008 APC Crisco® National Pie Championships
Professional Division Best of Show
Bananas Foster Cream Pie
Dionna Hurt
Longwood, Florida

Cookie Crust
3 cups Nilla Wafer cookies
1/2 cup butter, melted
2-3 Tbsp. sugar

In a food processor, grind cookies into crumbs. Transfer crumbs to a mixing
bowl. Add sugar and melted butter, toss with fork. Pour into a pie dish and press
into the bottom and up the sides. Bake in a 350 degree oven for 15 minutes and
let cool.

3 Tbsp. corn starch
1 2/3 cups heavy cream
1 &ndah; 14 oz. can Eagle Brand sweetened condensed milk
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 Tbsp. butter
1 tsp. rum extract
2 medium bananas, sliced
3 Tbsp. Dulce de Leche
Sweetened whipped cream

In a heavy saucepan, dissolve the cornstarch in the cream, stir in sweetened
condensed milk and egg yolks. Cook and stir until thick and bubbly. Remove
from heat, add butter and rum extract. Pour half of custard into cookie crust, top
with sliced bananas and Dulce de Leche. Top with remaining custard and chill
for 2 or more hours. Top with sweetened whipped cream and drizzle with
additional Dulce de Leche. Refrigerate leftovers.