Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie is from scratch homemade pie recipe like your grandmas used to make. If you’re crazy for classic cream pies, this needs to be on your Easter table! A tender, flaky crust piled high with bananas and creamy vanilla pudding, topped with fluffy cloud of fresh whipped cream and more bananas and chocolate shavings on top.
If you need a perfect dessert for Easter brunch that could sit in the fridge for a few days, while you have to finish preparations for the holiday, making this Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie won’t take you too much time.
Full of old-fashioned flavor, Banana Cream Pie isn’t necessarily fancy, but it’s so inviting and besides Easter eggs and spring flower decoration, it will bring the nostalgic appeal at your Easter brunch table.
Don’t let the making of pie crust from scratch, crimping the sides for classic crust look and cooking homemade vanilla pudding terrifies you, it’s not that hard at all. I’m not a pie making expert by any means, actually I hate making pie crusts and sometimes buy a pre-made one, but homemade stuff is so much better, especially when it comes to family gatherings for the holidays such as Easter.
Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie might be the easiest of all the cream pies and it’s so amazing, real dessert galore.
You could always use pre-made crust and instant pudding that’s ready in just minutes but the end result of homemade Old Fashioned Banana Cream Pie is swoon-worthy. It’s so worth the extra time to make a real, milk and eggs custard filling, not an instant pudding, and it is super easy.
Thinking of Easter, I didn’t want a pre-made type pie, so I I was searching for a real, before instant pudding kinda pie. And I found this one I could literally call Old Fashioned Banana Cream pie recipe. For the crust I used this recipe and it was so easy having a video tutorial.
The only problem about this homemade custard which is integral to the classic, old-fashioned taste is that you must use a 9 inch pie plate, not a deep dish, because the pie is really creamy and you want be able to take out the perfectly neat slices. But the flavor is just perfect.Enjoy!!!