Chocolate Banana Dream Pie Recipe

Looking for an easy Chocolate Banana Dream Pie recipe? Learn how to make Chocolate Banana Dream Pie using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by jennaleigh11

Makes 8 servings



Eating Well recipe, A decadent chocolate filling topped with sliced bananas and homemade meringue is a beautiful ending to a celebratory dinner.

Recipe Ingredients for Chocolate Banana Dream Pie

1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons canola oil
1 cup all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon granulated sugar
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 tablespoons ice water
1 1/4 cups evaporated fat-free milk, divided
3 tablespoons egg beaters
1/3 cup light brown sugar, packed
3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder, preferably Dutch-process
1 tablespoon cornstarch
1 ounce bittersweet (not unsweetened) chocolate, coarsely chopped
1 tablespoon kahlua, or other coffee-flavored liqueur
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large bananas, ripe (or 3 small)
3 large egg whites
1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Recipe Directions for Chocolate Banana Dream Pie

  1. To make crust: Coat a 9-inch pie plate with cooking spray. Melt it in a small saucepan over low heat, then cook it for about 30 seconds, swirling the pan, until the butter turns light brown. Immediately remove the pan from the heat and add oil. Set aside.

  2. Stir together flour, 1 tablespoon granulated sugar and salt in a medium bowl. Slowly stir the butter mixture into the flour mixture until the mixture is crumbly. Gradually stir in enough ice water so that the dough will hold together in a ball. Press the dough into a flattened disk.

  3. Place two overlapping lengths of plastic wrap on the work surface. Set the dough in the center and cover with two more sheets of plastic wrap. Roll out into a circle about 12 inches in diameter. Remove the plastic wrap from the top and invert the dough into the prepared pie plate. Gently press the dough into the bottom of the pie plate. Remove the remaining wrap. Fold the edges under and crimp. Prick the bottom with a fork. Cover and place in the freezer for 10 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 400F.

  4. Line the pastry shell with a piece of foil or parchment paper and fill with pie weights or dried beans. Bake for 10 minutes. Remove weights or beans; protect the edges with strips of foil. Bake until the crust is golden, 10 to 12 minutes longer. Cool on a wire rack. Reduce oven temperature to 350F.

  5. To make filling: Whisk together 1/4 cup evaporated milk, egg, brown sugar, cocoa and cornstarch in a mixing bowl. Heat the remaining 1 cup evaporated milk in a heavy saucepan over medium heat until steaming; whisk into the egg mixture. Return the mixture to the pan and cook over medium heat, whisking constantly, until it bubbles and thickens, about 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and add chocolate, stirring until melted. Stir in Kahlúa (or other liqueur) and vanilla.

  6. Peel and thinly slice bananas, arranging in the bottom of the baked pie shell. Spoon in the chocolate filling, spreading evenly. Set aside while you make the meringue.

  7. To make meringue: Preheat oven to 350F. Beat egg whites in a large bowl with an electric mixer until frothy. Add cream of tartar and beat until soft peaks form. Slowly add 1/2 cup granulated sugar, beating until stiff, shiny peaks form; blend in vanilla. Spread the meringue over the filling, sealing to the edge of the crust. Make attractive peaks. Bake until the top is browned, about 15 minutes. Cool the pie on a wire rack for about 2 hours before serving.

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 146.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
300
Calories from Fat
80
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
8.9g
14%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
5mg
2%
Sodium
126mg
5%
Potassium
348mg
10%
Total Carbohydrates
49.1g
16%
Dietary Fiber
2.2g
9%
Sugars
31.0g
Protein
7.6g
Vitamin A 4% Vitamin C 6%
Calcium 13% Iron 8%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
C
  Good points
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  •   Bad points
  • Very high in sugar
  • Contains alcohol
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