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Banana Cream Pie

Serves 8

A low -at ready-made crust makes this delicious dessert quick and easy. This pie is so creamy no one will ever guess it's low fat and under 200 calories a slice.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 3 Tbsp boiling water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% lowfat milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sliced banana (3 medium bananas)
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker pie crust

Preparation

  • In a cup, mix gelatin and boiling water together, and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Set aside.
  • In a separate bowl, lightly beat egg yolks and milk together. Pour in a saucepan, and add sugar and flour, and whisk thoroughly until sugar and flour dissolve. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Stir in vanilla and gelatin.
  • Arrange banana slices on graham cracker crust and pour pudding over top. Cover and refrigerate until pudding has set, about 3 hours.
  • Tip: Arrange extra banana slices on top of the pie just before serving to avoid bananas browning.

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: 1 slice 

Per Serving: 
Calories: 176
 
Fat: 6g
 
Saturated Fat: 2g
 
Cholesterol: 54mg
 
Sodium: 262mg
 
Carbohydrates: 25g
 
Fiber: 1g

Protein: 8g

 
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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017
Editorial Review: Judy Capodanno, Health eCooking Editorial Director, Baldwin Publishing, Inc. Contact Editor
Dietary Review: Jane Schwartz, RD
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