easy banana cream pie recipe in white pie dish with white flowers in vase in background

Easy Banana Cream Pie

An Easy Banana Cream Pie recipe made from scratch is creamy and indulgent. With a few secrets, it'll become a homemade pie you'll make time and time again!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 608kcal
Author Julie Blanner


  • 1 pie crust baked
  • 3/4 c semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1/2 c sugar
  • 1/4 c cornstarch
  • 4 egg yolks
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 2 c whole milk
  • 1 Tbsp vanilla
  • 4 Tbsp butter softened
  • 3 bananas (ripe) sliced
  • 3/4 c toffee
  • 1 1/2 c heavy cream
  • 1/2 c powdered sugar


  • Melt chocolate chips in 15 second increments until smooth. Spread into the bottom of your pie crust and allow to cool.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch, yolks and salt.
  • In a saucepan over medium heat, combine milk and vanilla, whisking for 3 minutes.
  • Gradually blend milk into your sugar mixture, careful not to curdle the egg.
  • Return mixture to saucepan and whisk continuously until thick (about 4 minutes).
  • Whisk in butter. Remove from heat and fold in banana. Pour into pie crust.
  • Top with toffee crumbles, saving a little to garnish.
  • In a large mixing bowl, beat heavy cream until stiff. Gradually blend in powdered sugar and top pie. Chill 2 hours.


Purchase bananas that are bright yellow, with light brown spots on the surface. Slice just before folding into the custard to prevent browning.


Calories: 608kcal | Carbohydrates: 58.35g | Protein: 7.17g | Fat: 39.08g | Saturated Fat: 21.6g | Cholesterol: 182.12mg | Sodium: 334.17mg | Potassium: 398.51mg | Fiber: 3.07g | Sugar: 35.52g | Vitamin A: 1109.23IU | Vitamin C: 4.12mg | Calcium: 127.94mg | Iron: 1.98mg