Banana Pie with Chocolate Glaze

  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

Crust and Filling:
2cups finely crushed reduced-fat vanilla wafters
2tablespoons margarine or butter, melted
1teaspoon vanilla extract
2-3 bananas, sliced
Custard Filling (recipe follows)
Glaze (recipe follows)
Custard:
3tablespoons cornstarch
3/4cup sugar
1 1/2cups skim milk
1large egg, slightly beaten
1teaspoon butter extract
Glaze:
1tablespoon cocoa
1tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
3tablespoons confectioners' sugar
1tablespoon hot water, if needed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 375F.
  2. To prepare the crust and filling: In a 9-inch pie plate, mix vanilla wafers, margarine, and vanilla together and pat into the pie plate. Bake for 5 to 7 minutes or until golden brown. Cool and arrange banana slices on top of crust.
  3. To prepare the custard: In a medium saucepan, mix together the cornstarch and sugar. Gradually add the milk and heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil. Gradually add about 3/4 cup hot custard to egg, stirring and then transfer back to pot; continue cooking for one minute. Remove from heat; add extract and spoon custard over top of bananas.
  4. To prepare the glaze: In a small bowl mix cocoa, margarine, and confectioners’ sugar. Gradually add water to make a thick glaze consistency. Pour glaze on top to cover.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 325
  • Fat 7g
  • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 27mg
  • Sodium 90mg
  • Carbohydrate 63g
  • Fiber 2g
  • Protein 4g
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