Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 8 Ounces Short Or Flaky Pastry

  2. 4 Ounces Sugar

  3. 4 Teaspoons Cornflour

  4. 1 Pinch Salt

  5. 1 Pint Milk

  6. 3 Egg Yolks

  7. 1/2 Ounce Butter

  8. 1/4 Teaspoon Vanilla Essence

  9. 3 Medium Bananas

  10. 2 1/2 Fluid Ounces Double Cream

  11. 8 inch pie plate. Flute edges and bake "blind" that is, bake without a filling. To preserve shape of pie, fit a circle of greaseproof paper into pastry-lined dish and fill with dried beans. Remove paper and beans for last

  12. 5 minutes of baking time - about 25 minutes in all.

  13. Meanwhile, make the cream filling.

  14. 1 minute longer. Stir half of the mixture into the slightly beaten egg yolks. Return to the pan and boil

  15. 1 minute. Remove from heat. Blend in butter and vanilla, and leave to cool. Slice bananas into base of cooled pastry shell. Cover with cream filling. Chill. Before serving, whip double cream and pipe or spoon round edge of pie.


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