November 20, 2012

Pie recipes

Last week our sweet new friends in Florida invited us to their "Thanksgiving Practice"
We practiced alright! First time pie makers.
Banana Cream Pie

3 c. whole milk,
1/2 c. cornstarch
1 c. sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
3 egg yolks,
1 c. unsweetened whipping cream
1 c. sweetened whipping cream
1 tsp. vanilla,
4 large, ripe bananas-sliced,
whipping cream as a garnish on top.

Combine sugar, cornstarch, salt, and milk in mixer. Mix until smooth. Microwave on medium for 8 minutes. Stir with wire whip 3 to 5 minutes. Repeat until thick. Beat egg yolks. Slowly add to mixture and microwave 3 minutes. Stir and seal it. Refrigerate until cold. Fold in both cups of whipping cream and beat. Add vanilla. Place bananas in ready-made baked 10 inch pie shell until heaping and pour mixture over until completely covered. Refrigerate until ready to serve. Serve with whipped cream.


Tollhouse Pie
2 eggs
1/2 cup flour
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup brown sugar
1 cup butter, melted and cooled
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 cup walnuts
Beat eggs until foamy. Beat in flour and sugars until well-blended. Add butter and blend. Stir in chips and nuts. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Bake 1 hour at 325 degrees. Serve warm with vanilla ice cream.

9 comments:

  1. Blakely! These sound so yummy! I'm so happy I stumbled across your blog. I just think you are the cutest. Thanks for adding so much light to the world!

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  2. Oh my...you just referenced two of my favorite pies! I've been looking for some good recipes. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. Looks like you did a great job on your first time making pie. Looks delicious!

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  4. These look delicious! I plan to make the Tollhouse pie for Christmas. Thanks for sharing your recipe.

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  5. Oh I've never had a tollhouse pie, sounds yummy!

    xo, Yi-chia
    Always Maylee

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  6. okay yum..i need to make both of these like today!

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