Friday, November 12, 2010

Banana Cream Pie

This recipe is famous in any Morris household. Grandma Jones originated the recipe and we continue to make it for Thanksgiving every year. Whitney or Sara were always the designated "stirrers".
From: Grandma Sara Jones
1 c. milk
1 c. light cream
3 T. flour
1 T. cornstarch
1/2 c. sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
1 tsp. vanilla
1 baked pie shell
Scald milk and cream in top of a double boiler. Combine the flour, cornstarch, sugar and salt, and mix together thoroughly. Add to scalded milk and cook until thick and smooth, then cook 15 minutes longer stirring constantly..stir a small amount of mixture into beaten egg yolks, return to double boiler, and cook a few minutes longer. Cool and add vanilla. When ready to serve slice 2 bananas in baked shell and pour cream filling over them and top with whipped cream.

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