Banana Cream Pie Filling

This is a favorite recipe of mine….it’s my mom’s!


1/3 cup flour or 1/4 cup cornstarch

2/3 cup sugar

1/4 tsp salt

2 cups

3 beaten egg yolks

2 tbsp butter

1/2 tsp vanilla

3 bananas

1 – 9 inch baked pie shell (Pie Crust like Nana’s or Pie Crust ~ 3 Ways)


  1. In a large saucepan combine the flour or cornstarch with the sugar & salt, set aside.
  2. In another saucepan, scald the milk.
  3. Gradually stir the scalded milk into the flour/cornstarch, sugar & salt mixture.
  4. Over medium heat, stirring constantly, cook until thickened.
  5. Cover and, stirring occasionally, cook for two minutes longer.
  6. In a small bowl, have the 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten, ready; stir a small amount of the hot mixture into beaten yolks; when thoroughly combined, stir yolks into hot mixture.
  7. Cook for one minute longer, stirring constantly.
  8. Remove from heat and blend in the butter and vanilla.
  9. Let sit until lukewarm.
  10. When ready to pour, slice bananas and scatter in pie shell; pour warm mixture over bananas.
  11. Refrigerate until chilled and set, 1-2 hours.
  12. Top with real whipped cream!

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