1 cup Sugar
1/2 cup all-purpose flour or 1/4 cup Corn
3 cups Milk
3 tablespoons Butter
1 1/2 Tea
9-inch baked pastry shell
meringue for pie
How to make Banana Cream Pie
For filling, in a medium saucepan combine sugar, flour or cornstarch,and salt; gradually stir in milk. Cook and stir over medium heattill thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat, cook and stir 2 minutes more.
Remove from heat. Separate egg whites; set whites asidefor meringue. Beat egg yolks slightly. Gradually stir 1 cup ofthe hot mixture into yolks.
Return egg mixture to saucepan; bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Remove from heat.
Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour hot filling into Baked Pastry
Shell. Spread meringue over hot filling; seal to edge.
Bake ina 350F oven for 12 to 15 minutes or till golden. Cool. Cover;chill to store. Makes 8 servings.
For banana cream pie, slice three bananas into bottom of pie
crust, then pour hot filling over and bake as usual. Garnish with
whipped cream and sliced bananas instead of the meringue.