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Banana Pie


  • 4 large bananas
  • 1 cup milk
  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 tablespoonful melted butter
  • 1 teaspoonful essence of vanilla


Remove the skins and press the bananas through a sieve; mix them with the 4 yolks, sugar, milk, melted butter and vanilla; line a deep pie plate with crust, ornament the edge, lay in a piece of buttered brown paper, fill the plate with dry peas or with pieces of stale bread and bake till done; remove it from oven, free the plate from paper and peas, return the plate for a few minutes to oven again, fill in the banana mixture and bake till done; in the meantime beat the whites to a stiff froth and add 1 tablespoonful powdered sugar; draw the pie to front of oven, spread over the meringue, let it remain for a few minutes longer in oven, take it out, set it in a cool place and serve ice cold.


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Desserts and Salads (1920).

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