Strawberry Banana Cream Pie



1 pie crust, baked

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/2 tsp salt

3 cups whole milk

2 eggs, lightly beaten

3 Tbsp butter

2 tsp vanilla

2 large bananas, sliced

8-10 large strawberries, sliced

1 cup heavy whipping cream

3 Tbsp powdered sugar

2 tsp vanilla

In a large sauce pan add sugar, corn starch, salt and milk. Stir till combined. Cook while stirring over medium high heat until mixture thicken and starts bubbling. Turn heat down and continue to cook while stirring 2 more minutes. Remove from heat and stir a little bit of hot filling mixture into lightly beaten eggs. Return all to saucepan and place back on heat. Return to a slow boil while stirring. Continue to cook 2 more minutes. Remove from heat. Stir in vanilla and butter and then transfer to a bowl. Press plastic wrap onto surface of custard and place in fridge about 40 minutes.

Spread half of custard into baked pie shell. Add sliced strawberries and bananas on top. Pour remaining custard over bananas and strawberries. Place back in fridge while you make the topping.

In a cold mixer bowl place heavy cream, vanilla and powdered sugar. with a cold whisk attachment whisk until stiff. Decorate top of pie with whipping cream and then place back in fridge for at least 6 hours.




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