Easy Banana Cream Pie Recipe

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banana cream pie with whipped cream topping

Simple Banana Cream Pie

Looking for a pie that is quick and easy and doesn’t take a lot of time?  This easy banana cream pie, is the pie for you. This pie should set for an hour to chill before serving so it stands up and looks nice.

It can be made quickly when you have a baked pie crust and you have a pie for your event or a quick dessert.

mixing pudding and milk

What Ingredients Are Needed for Homemade Banana Cream Pie?

  • ripe bananas

  • box of pudding (banana, vanilla or coconut)

  • milk

  • baked pie crust

  • whipped cream topping

mixed pudding and milk

What Kind of Pudding Do I Use?

We typically use vanilla pudding. You can use also use banana, coconut and if you want lots of flavor, chocolate.

How Do I Keep Bananas Fresh?

To keep the bananas from turning brown, dip the slice bananas in lemon juice.

sliced bananas on cutting board

Can I Make Make Banana Cream Pie in Advance?

Banana cream pies do not have a long shelf life (a few days). Make at right before you need it so, you don’t have a soggy pie crust. Share extras with family and friends. Don’t add the whipped cream until its time to serve.

Is Banana Cream Pie Served Chilled?

Keep the cream pie in the refrigerator until you are ready to serve. You should serve chilled as the pudding will start to liquify if it gets to warm. This could effect the pie crust, making it soggy.

filling baked pie crust with cream pie filling

How Big Do I Cut the Bananas?

Cut the banana slices into 1/2 inch pieces and place onto the pie shell. We used 3 bananas to cover the entire bottom.

pie pan filled with banana cream pie filling

Pie Tips:

  • You can use vanilla, banana or coconut pudding

  • We use a small box of pudding for a 9″ pie crust

  • The bananas should be ripe, but not banana bread ripe

  • This pie does not have a long shelf life, so make it close to when you plant to serve it

  • Love this?  Try our banana bread with cream cheese.

  • You could add banana extract, but if you add enough bananas, you’ll have banana flavor.

plated slice of homemade banana cream pie with whipped cream
plated slice of homemade banana cream pie with whipped cream
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Quick & Simple Banana Cream Pie

Love pie? Make this simple banana cream pie recipe for your next party, picnic or just because you want delicious pie.
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Regina Sober

Ingredients

  • 2-3 ripe bananas
  • 1 3.4 ounce package of pudding banana, vanilla or coconut
  • 1 3/4 cups milk
  • 1 baked pie crust in pie pan

Instructions

  • In a bowl, mix the pudding per the instructions, stirring well.
  • Cut the bananas into slices and place onto your baked pie crust. Add as many as you would like, leaving it covered well.  Bananas are cut into 1/2″ pieces.
  • Pour the pudding over the bananas.
  • Put tooth picks into pudding and cover while pie sets in fridge.
  • Let pie set for at least an hour, this will give good slicing.
  • If desired, put whipped cream on each slice when serving.
Love pie? Make this simple banana cream pie recipe for your next party, picnic or just because you want delicious pie.

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