"Easy as a pie" - This phrase surely does hold true for this lusciously-sumptuously-dreamy Banana Cream Pie which is surprisingly so simple to make yet so delicious. Don't believe me - try it out for yourself !!
Ingredients For the crust 2 cups digestive biscuit crumbs 4 tbsp unsalted butter,melted 1 tsp sugar For the Ganache layer 1/2 cup cream 1/2 cup dark chocolate For the filling 4 tbsp custard powder 3 cups milk 2 tbsp sugar 1 tsp vanilla essence 1 cup whipped cream pinch of salt 2 bananas
Method To make the Ganache : Heat the cream to a boiling point. Turn off the heat. Break the chocolate into small pieces and add it to the cream. Gently stir till the chocolate is fully melted and glossy.
To make the base: Melt butter and sugar together in a saucepan over medium heat. Gradually add cookie crumbs and stir to combine well.
Press crumb mixture onto the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie dish. Bake crust 10 to 12 minutes. Cool completely.
Pour the Ganache over the cooled pie crust.
Layer sliced bananas on top of the Ganache.
Mix 4 tbsp of custard powder with 1/2 cup of cold milk, ensure that the powder is completely dissolved in the milk. Gradually blend in the remaining milk. Add the vanilla essence and sugar and bring to a boil, stirring, and simmer for 2 minutes till thick and glossy.
Once the custard is completely cooled gently fold in the whipped cream. Pour the custard cream over the bananas.
Refrigerate for 3-4 hours. Decorate with whipped cream.
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