Who doesn't like the delicious taste of banana cream pie? Here is a day to celebrate and honor that flavorful dessert.
Cream pies may be made with vanilla, lemon, lime, peanut butter, banana, coconut, and chocolate.
The traditional banana cream pie has a crust made out of graham crackers or pastry dough; a layer of sliced bananas; a custard filling made with eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla; and a topping of whipped cream or meringue. Common embellishments include pecans or drizzles of chocolate and caramel.
Origin of cream pies
People have been making pies filled with cream, pudding, and custard since the Medieval times. Similar inventions from that era include Napoleons, cream puffs, and éclairs.
Celebrate National Banana Cream Pie Day with a big slice of banana cream pie. Make one using a quick and easy recipe, or pick up a banana cream pie for your family from your favorite local bakery.