The Ultimate Chocolate Coconut Banana Cream Pie
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Gay Lea Foods Co-operative®
"Looking for a dessert that combines nostalgia with a modern twist? This chocolate, banana and coconut combination is simply pie heaven!"
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Ingredients3 h servings 566 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings
- Crust: Pulse flour with cocoa,1/3 cup sugar, coconut and salt in a food processor. Pulse in butter until finely crumbed. Whisk 1 egg yolk with 2 tablespoons (30 mL) ice water; pulse into flour mixture until it clumps together.
- Press dough evenly into the bottom and 1 1/2 inches (4 cm) up the sides of a 10-inch (25 cm) springform pan. Prick with a fork. Freeze for 15 minutes.
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
- Bake, on a lower rack, for 15 minutes or until set. Cool to room temperature.
- Filling: Whisk milk with 2/3 cup sugar and cornstarch in a heavy saucepan set over medium heat. Bring to a boil, stirring often, until thickened. Whisk some of the hot milk mixture into 2 beaten egg yolks. Whisk back into remaining milk. Cook, whisking, for 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
- Line cooled shell with bananas. Pour hot filling over top to cover bananas completely. Cool to room temperature; chill for at least 2 hours or up to 2 days. Just before serving, remove ring and arrange on serving platter. Pipe coconut whipped cream to cover custard completely and garnish with toasted coconut.
- To make individual pies: Divide dough between eight, 5-inch (12-cm) mini pie plates or foil pot-pie pans; pressing evenly into bottom and up sides. Arrange on a baking sheet; bake for 15 minutes. Cool to room temperature. Divide bananas and custard between the cooled shells. Chill until set. Garnish with whipped cream and toasted coconut.
Per Serving: 566 calories; 29.6 g fat; 70.9 g carbohydrates; 7.7 g protein; 149 mg cholesterol; 410 mg sodium. Full nutrition