Banana Pie with Chocolate Glaze

  • Yield: 8 servings


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)
3tablespoons cornstarch
3/4cup sugar
1 1/2cups skim milk
1large egg, slightly beaten
1teaspoon butter extract
1tablespoon cocoa
1tablespoon margarine or butter, melted
3tablespoons confectioners' sugar
1tablespoon hot water, if needed


  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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