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Fluffy Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Banana Cream Pie Recipe: Piled high with fresh ripe bananas and creamy vanilla filling, then topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut.

Fluffy Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Holiday Dishes

Let’s talk about glorious Banana Cream Pie… When I think of Easter brunch or any holiday brunch, I think of a table decorated with spring flowers and Easter eggs, lined with hearty saladsrollsglazed ham, and desserts galore.

Dishes that aren’t necessarily fancy, but are inviting and abundant. Dishes your grandmas might make.

Most classic brunch buffet items are make-ahead. Grandma knew she’d be too busy Easter morning, going to church in her Easter bonnet and hiding eggs in the tall grass, to do a lot of cooking. So she planned several days in advance with pasta salads and casseroles.

And she made desserts that could sit in the fridge for a few days and were all the better for it.

Like a Banana Cream Pie Recipe, for instance.

Banana Cream Pie with Graham Cracker Crust

Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie might be the easiest of all the cream pie varieties and it’s so amazing.

Crumbly graham cracker crust loaded with fresh banana chunks, creamy filling, a mountain of whipped cream, and more bananas. And toasted coconut on top, just because.

Give me all the potassium and banana flavor!

No-Bake Banana Cream Pie

Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Today’s banana cream pie recipe is super fluffy. The light-as-a-cloud filling is a blend of cream cheese, sweetened condensed milk, and vanilla pudding, then folded with fresh whipped cream.

The fluffy texture holds the pie components together, slices exceptionally well, and provides a nice contrast to the dense banana chunks and crust.

Plus it’s sweetened with rich silky-sweetened condensed milk, so you know it’s got to be good!

Graham Cracker Crust

What Ingredients You Will Need

For the Graham Cracker Crust:

  • Graham Crackers
  • Melted Butter
  • Sugar
  • Salt
  • Cinnamon
  • Water

For the Pie Filling:

  • Heavy Cream – (whipped firm)
  • Sugar
  • Vanilla Extract
  • Instant Vanilla Pudding – (Vanilla-Bean flavor will work as well)
  • Cold Milk
  • Cream Cheese
  • Sweetened Condensed Milk
  • Ripe Fresh Bananas
  • Toasted Coconut
Add fresh sliced banana

How To Make Banana Cream Pie

I made the graham cracker crust from scratch. Although you could always buy a pre-made crust, homemade graham crackers crusts are thicker and slightly more crumbly, giving the banana cream pie recipe even more nostalgic appeal.

For the Crust

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place the graham crackers in the food processor. Pulse until the crackers are chopped into fine crumbs. Add the melted butter, sugar, salt, and cinnamon, pulse to combine. Pour in 1 teaspoon of water and pulse a couple more times. If the crumbs are moist and pinch together well, dump them into a pie pan. If not, repeat with another teaspoon of water and proceed.
  2. Press the graham cracker mixture firmly against the bottom and sides of the deep pie pan. Then bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool completely.

For the Filling

  1. Using an electric mixer, whip the heavy cream with sugar and teaspoons of vanilla extract. Scoop into a separate bowl and set aside.
  2. In another bowl, thoroughly whisk the instant pudding powder and milk together, until well combined.
  3. Using the mixer, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Then with the mixer still running, add the sweetened condensed milk and pudding mixture. Scrape the bowl and beat until smooth. Using a spatula, fold in half the whipped cream.
  4. Spread a thin layer of the filling over the bottom and sides of the cooled pie crust. Cut 3-4 bananas into chunks. Press the chunks to the bottom and sides of the pie crust. Then scoop the remaining filling into the crust.
  5. Smooth the filling, top with the remaining whipped cream, cover gently with plastic wrap and chill for at least three hours.

When you are ready to serve the pie, decorate the top with more fresh-cut banana chunks and toasted coconut. Some even like to use vanilla wafers to top off their pies as well. 

This classic banana cream pie recipe is my favorite dessert for Easter brunch or any other holiday event.

You’ve got to try it!

See The Recipe Card Below For How To Make Banana Cream Pie. Enjoy!

Fill and top with whipped cream

Banana Cream Pie Q & A

My Pie Filling is Runny, What Can I Do?

Some readers have mentioned struggling with runny filling. This could happen for one of three reasons.

  1. Each step needs to be completed individually, then mixed together according to the instructions. Trying to dump and mix all the ingredients at once does not work.
  2. Make sure to use instant pudding, not the kind you have to cook.
  3. The whipped cream must be whipped very firm, before folding into the pie filling.
  4. Give it plenty of time to chill and set.

Can I Use 1% or 2% Milk?

It should be fine, but possibly a little bit looser. I might reduce the milk by 2-3 tablespoons to make sure the mixture is thick enough.

Banana Cream Pie with Cream Cheese

Can I Make Banana Cream Pie Ahead of Time?

You can definitely make the pie in its entirety ahead of time. Just make sure the whipped cream is firm. And don’t forget to top it all off with freshly sliced bananas once you’re ready to serve it. Prepping it with the bananas will cause them to become mushy before serving. Happy baking!

How Long Will This Pie Last in the Fridge?

When you are ready to store it, loosely cover it with aluminum foil and keep it in the refrigerator for up to 5 days.

Can I Freeze This Recipe?

I probably wouldn’t freeze it, but you can make it 3-4 days in advance.

What Size Pie Plate Should I Use?

I used a 9-inch deep-dish pie pan, to make room for plenty of filling.

What Is The Difference When You Fold Vs Stir?

When you fold, you are combining two ingredients of different densities. Folding is a more gentle version of stirring, that allows the two ingredients to combine without losing the air that was whipped into the lighter. Stirring is usually fast the furious while folding is a gentle motion mixing from the bottom of the bowl up over the top.

Banana Cream Pie with Cream Cheese Recipe

What is the Difference Between Custard Pies and Cream Pies?

To make a cream pie requires much less time than an egg yolk-based custard pie, because cooking the filling on the stovetop with a saucepan is quicker than waiting for the base to set.

Can I Substitute the Graham Cracker Crust for Pastry?

I think that a graham cracker crust works best for cream pies, but you can certainly use a traditional pie crust or puff pastry and pie weights to bake their crust before adding in the filling. (You can also use dried beans as pie weights.)

Easy Banana Cream Pie with Cream Cheese

More Recipes Of Cream Pies

Check the printable recipe card below for the nutrition information including calories, protein, fiber, sodium, and carbohydrates percentages.

Banana Cream Pie with Cream Cheese
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Banana Cream Pie Recipe

Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Banana Cream Pie Recipe: piled high with fresh ripe bananas and creamy vanilla filling, then topped with whipped cream and toasted coconut.
Servings: 8 slices


For the Graham Cracker Crust:

For the Pie Filling:


For the Crust:

  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Place the graham crackers in the food processor. Pulse until the crackers are chopped to fine crumbs. Add the melted butter, sugar, salt and cinnamon, pulse to combine. Add 1 teaspoon of water and pulse a couple more times. If the crumbs are moist and pinch together well, dump into a pie pan. If not, repeat with another teaspoon of water and proceed.
  • Press the graham cracker mixture firmly against the bottom and sides of the deep pie pan. Then bake for 8-10 minutes. Cool completely.

For the Filling:

  • Using an electric mixer, whip the heavy cream with the 3 tablespoons of sugar and vanilla. Whip until the whipped cream is VERY firm. Scoop into a separate bowl and set aside. 
  • In another bowl, thoroughly whisk the instant pudding powder and 1 cup milk together, until well combined. 
  • Using the mixer, beat the cream cheese until fluffy. Then with the mixer still running, add the sweetened condensed milk and pudding mixture. Scrape the bowl and beat until smooth. Using a spatula, fold in half the whipped cream.
  • Spread a thin layer of the filling over the bottom and sides of the cooled pie crust. Cut 3-4 bananas into chunks. Press the chunks to the bottom and sides of the pie crust. Then scoop the remaining filling into the crust. 
  • Smooth the filling, top with the remaining whipped cream, cover gently with plastic wrap, and chill for at least three hours.
  • When you are ready to serve the pie, decorate the top with more fresh cut banana chunks and toasted coconut.



Some readers have mentioned struggling with runny filling. This could happen for one of three reasons.
A) Each steps needs to be completed individually, then mixed together according to the instructions. Trying to dump and mix all the ingredients at once does not work.
B) The whipped cream must be whipped very firm, before folding into the pie filling.
C) Give it plenty of time to chill and set.


Serving: 1slice, Calories: 689kcal, Carbohydrates: 94.8g, Protein: 11.5g, Fat: 31.1g, Saturated Fat: 17.5g, Cholesterol: 75mg, Sodium: 622mg, Potassium: 470mg, Fiber: 7.7g, Sugar: 59.2g, Calcium: 2080mg, Iron: 0.5mg
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Author: Sommer Collier

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207 comments on “Fluffy Banana Cream Pie Recipe”

  1. I’ve made this before. I was wondering can you make this in rectangle pan size? I will like to make a bigger size for my family on this Sunday Easter.

  2. The pie got rave reviews from everyone at dinner! Generally easy to follow directions, though I would have appreciated hints on how to get my graham cracker crust to stay up the sides of the pan and looking as good as yours.
    Overall a winner!

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  4. Chilling the bowl you whip the cream helps immensely with the thickness of the filling . When whipping cream you should always do it in a chilled bowl . 

  5. This was excellent! I followed instructions exactly and had no issues. I used 7 medium bananas because I wanted the pie loaded. Because it was heaping in a deep dish I was able to cut 12 generous slices. This is definitely a keeper! One suggestion for those having issues with the pudding is let it set/thicken after mixing with the milk for a minute or 2 before adding to the rest of the mixture. 

  6. Way better than store-bought. worth the effort!

  7. Just wanted to say that this recipe is fantastic!
    That being said, I have never made the crust! LoL
    This recipe I have been using to make banana cream pie for years now (sorry I’m only now getting around to reviewing it), and it’s one of those recipes people rave about and beg me to make time after time!
    I make it easier on myself by using 2 store bought pie crusts and following the recipe exactly up until the very end, I only have whipped cream enough to top one pie. If you were to alter it in this way as well, you’d need to whip one more cup cream with 1.5 T sugar and a little vanilla to top the second pie

  8. My stepmom made this and I HAD to have the recipe, it was amazing!

  9. I made this for my son’s birthday. He really wanted a banana cream pie made with banana pudding. I wanted to make it special, so I tried this recipe. OMG! I will never make any other version again. You have to try this. Try it TODAY!

  10. Perfect!!! ( I cheated and bought a crust 😅) turned out great! Everyone thinks I spent all day making it 🤫 thx for the recipe 

  11. I don’t usually take the time to comment but this is the 2nd time I made this pie and got
    rave reviews both times.  Only substitution was a store bought graham cracker crust. So simple and delicious, thank you!! 

  12. Thank you, undoubtedly this is the best recipe. It’s quick and easy to make and my family loved it. Thanks for the recipe.

  13. OMG i need to try this! <3

  14. perfect every time! 

  15. Just wanted to say this pie looks absolutely amazing! It’s bringing me back to one of my favorite movies The Waitress. Such a classic pie! Thanks for sharing the recipe :)

  16. Wow!  Just starting to get into the baking aspect of the kitchen and this pie was an inspiration.  It came out looking exactly like yours with rave reviews from my wife and family.  I will look for more pie recipes on your site.  Thank you so much.

    • Thank you for sharing your recipe and I think it would help to anyone else that is going to make it a dump pie that is reading this to scroll down to see the reasons for some loose filling… and just wanted to share this pie was already in my pantry and fridge – I just didn’t have a clue until I found your site !!! P.S. I made it & it’s chilling with it’s identical ✨

  17. I love how light and fluffy this is! The banana comes through so well and is so sweet and delicious.

  18. This pie was so delicious and not that hard to make! Thanks for helping me be successful!

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  22. Made exactly as written. Delicious. Chilling the bowl and paddle before whipping the cream was super helpful. Adding chopped, toasted macadamia nuts made it even better.

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  24. This is very VERY rich my family could only eat a small piece.  Very heavy with so much cream, vanilla pudding filling and cream cheese, we found it all a bit too much.  Different tastes for different folks 

  25. Best banana cream pie I’ve ever had. My family loves it, coworkers ask for it all the time. So rich and creamy!

  26. My whole family is a fan of this pie along with your coconut cream pie!! I’m always in charge of pies at family parties and these two have been requested for multiple years now. The only changes I make are double the whipped cream with less sugar to cut the sweetness some and an additional layer of sliced bananas between the filling and whipped cream. I have a party tomorrow so I’m adding the lemon cream pie to the mix. I’ve never made it but I love your other pies so I’m sure it will be delicious. 

  27. I’ve made this twice now – both times, flawless. But the proud baker in me would love to not use vanilla pudding mix. Any advice on how to do the pudding component completely from scratch?

  28. Good recipe, delicious pie!

  29. This is the best recipe i have ever done. My family who don’t even like cream cheese or sweetened condensed milk (didn’t tell them) and thought it was amazing!!!!
    Will always do this recipe to impress my guests.

  30. If you are a lover of banana pudding, this is the next best dessert!

  31. I have made this pie twice… My husband said it was the BEST banana cream pie he has ever had! The first time I made it I cut corners and used store bought whipped cream from a tub 😳 and it turned out perfect! The 2nd time I got up the courage to whip my own cream… A friend told me the secret was to put my mixer bowl in the freezer for about 10 minutes before whipping the cream and it worked great! I will be using this recipe forever!!!

  32. Best banana cream pie I’ve ever made and ever tasted!!

  33. I’ve made this twice now and it’s come out perfect both times!  A tip for getting the whipped cream as stiff as possible, chill your (metal ideally) bowl and whisk attachments in the freezer for a bit before whipping the cream. And make sure you have stiff peaks!  My banana loving husband and kids absolutely love this pie! 

  34. My family begged me to make two more of these, not even three days after I made the first one! They loved it so much that I’d be worried about it being laced with something if I hadn’t made it myself. This is a great recipe that I’ll (be begged to) make again and again!

  35. It sounds really good! I can’t wait to make it.

  36. SOOOO good.  Will definitely be my go-to recipe for Banana Cream Pie!

  37. This was absolutely delicious. I’m not a huge fan of banana cream pie, but I made it as a  request for a friend. I tried it and could hardly stop myself from eating a huge slice. Everyone else loved it just as much or more.  The filling was nice and thick, and the crust held its form very well – no sogginess at all.  It was also pretty easy to make. I will never make a banana cream pie with tempered eggs. This was too easy and too delicious. Only thing I would mention – I ended up needing to make another half batch of whipped topping to fully “frost” the top, but that was easy enough. 

  38. Banana ice cream is a dish that helps you and your family have a unique, nutritious dessert that is a harmonious combination of easy-to-find and easy-to-find ingredients.

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  40. I tried making this and I don’t know what I did wrong, but I let the pie set for about 4-5 hours and it was still very runny. I noticed that my pie filling wasn’t as fluffy as yours was. Any advice?

    • Hi Naomi,

      I’m sorry to hear that! My guess is that your whipped cream was too loose, before folding it into the pie filling. It needs to be very firm. If you give it another try, please let me know how it turns out.

  41. Any way to do this without cream cheese or with a cream cheese substitute?

  42. My roommate and I made this together for a little get together, and everyone loved it! amazing recipe, and so good! the banana flavor really pops!

  43. My 12yo daughter whipped her cream by hand and got it almost as stiff as butter. The pie set up beautifully and it was delicious!

  44. This has become my entire family’s favorite dessert. I’ve made it a bunch of times. Comes out perfect every time. I love the graham cracker crust w/ cinnamon instead of the normal wafer crust.

  45. I made it but i missed 1 step ugh i didnt put heavy cream into the pie filling only all on top i thought it was a bit on the thick side. I loved it will ask the family in the morning, Can i ask what size pie pan you use? we used a premade graham because we had them so it was an 8inch

  46. Hello I am making this wonderful banana cream pie tomorrow but want to do a meringue, can this pie be baked? 

    • Hi Donna,

      I definitely wouldn’t “bake” the pie. However, you could add a meringue topping and then brulee the top, or place it under the broiler for just a minute to toast the top of the meringue.

  47. This was the best I have had/made.  Added rum to the whip cream. Wow absolutely the best. It was a hit at thanksgiving dinner.   

  48. Excellent recipe!! This was so easy and delicious. I made a double recipe which yielded 3 pies. I also reduced the sweetened condensed milk by half (so 1 x 14oz can for double recipe) and substituted a bit of evaporated milk – it was amazing and not overly sweet.

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  50. This is by far the BEST Banana Cream Pie EVER. I followed the recipe…use instant pudding, not cooked! I also used the same recipe but switched up the banana pudding with Chocolate and it was heavenly!!!!

  51. I made this pie twice. The first time it was wonderful! The second time, I changed it up a tiny bit. I know this sounds wasteful but here goes! I used half a box of vanilla and half a box of banana pudding mix! WOW! AMAZING! To me, it just needed that little extra kick of banana and BOOM! Perfection. It doesn’t last five minutes around my house. That’s why it’s not really wasteful. I have to make two pies so I use all the pudding mix anyway!

  52. Follow this recipe closely, and when its finished and you get that bite that has the Graham cracker crust,filling, whipped cream and I put put toasted macadamia nuts on top….fireworks in da mouth…oh my. Heaven baby, I will never try another banana cream pie other than this one. Thanks for this recipe.

  53. Wow!  Just made this pie and everything turned out exactly as you said.  This banana cream pie is excellent !  Thanks for sharing your recipe.

  54. Two weeks ago I made a banana cream pie and the custard turned into liquid so I threw the whole thing away. This past weekend I made tried this recipe and the pie turned out perfect even though I only used 10 oz. of sweetened condensed milk. Also, I made a no-bake chocolate wafer crust. Thanks for the recipe :)

  55. Made this pie about a month ago. Followed the recipe. I hate to do this.. but OMG…this was amaaazzzzing. So fluffy and yummy and whatever else you wanna put in here.. wow needed to make 2 pies. Soooooo good🤘

  56. I have a question most pudding mixes say use whole milk or such in such, Will it hurt if I use 1% or 2% milk???

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  59. This was fantastic ! I had never made a banana cream pie before & it was wonderful. I made it with vanilla wafers instead of graham crackers. Also I didn’t have regular sweetened condensed milk but  did have coconut condensed milk & it worked beautifully. Bravo! Well don’t on this tasty recipe… it’s been requested that I make it for upcoming Easter 

  60. If you follow the recipe. This will be the best pie you’ve ever made. Stop making other pies. I added chopped macadamia nuts blended in a food processor to a graham cracker crust. Then followed recipe then added some toasted sweetened coconut and toasted macadamia nuts to the top of whipped topping….ohhh mamma👌🤙

  61. Hello, I don’t have access to instant pudding mix in my country. (jello brand was so convenient when I used to live in Canada) do you think I could make a homemade pudding, set it in the fridge, and then proceed with the recipe as written? I really really don’t want a runny pie!

  62.  This recipe is wonderful I did cook the crust for 10 minutes and that t was too much 8 minutes would be fine. I did not have coconut on hand so I added coconut flavoring with the vanilla to the whipped cream.  In addition to the bananas on the bottom of the pie I also covered the pie with it!  I will definitely make this again it’s awesome! 

  63. I wonder if some people are using the stove top pudding mix and not the instant pudding mix. 

  64. By far the best banana cream pie ever. This has become a family favorite! Found this on Pinterest a few years ago and make it often! Thank you!

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  67. Hi, this is my second time making this pie and I’ve noticed that you don’t specify when to add the one cup of milk and also do you just add the dry pudding or do you make the pudding as directed then add it to it? I wasn’t sure so I made the pudding as directed and then added it to the mixture. It came out a bit runny :( great recipe though but I think you should specify on if it’s just the powder from the pudding mix with 1cup milk.

    • In step 2, it says to mix dry pudding mix with milk…then continue to step 3, where you mix it with other ingredients. Making it pudding first creates too much liquid and making it thin and runny. Hope this helps.

  68. If I wanted to make the custard part in advance, should I leave the whipped cream out until the day of? Or is it better to add it at the same time as long as it’s fully whipped? It would only be like the day before. Thanks!

  69. Hello. I’m interested in making this for the holidays. Do you think it would be safe to freeze? If not how long will it keep being refrigerated?

  70. Made this recipe and it tasted SO GOOD but after following the recipe to a key it turned to soup on me. Not sure why that happened. Is this recipe missing corn starch or egg whites or something?

    Despite that it was so good everybody was eating banana cream pie soup at this dinner party anyways.

  71. I don’t have any electric mixers or blenders… will this recipe still be alright?

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  96. By far the Best banana cream pie recipe ever! Made several times and everyone loves! We just changed vanilla pudding to banana. Yummmmy!!

  97. I made this for my boyfriend’s son for Thanksgiving because it is his favorite. It was completely runny and did not get at all! I threw it all away. I’ve noticed others had the same problem. Because it uses pudding, doesn’t the pudding have to be boiled then cooled in order to gel??

  98. YES!!! My favorite pies ever are from Market Street Cafe in Celebration, FL and they make them exactly like this!! Banana cream and coconut cream. I could not find a recipe like it until now… I am forever grateful. <3

  99. could i add coconut to the filling? and about how much would be a good amount to use? also does it have to be California cream cheese or can i use any kind?

    • Hi Amberlyn, You could add coconut to the filling, but it won’t have that creamy-smooth texture. And yes, use any kind of cream cheese you like!

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  101. Hi,

    How many days can I make this ahead of time? Do you assemble it all before, or just leave whip cream, bananas and coconut till just before serving?

    • Hi Brittney, You can make this pie up to 3-4 days ahead. I would top it with the fresh bananas right before serving though. Let me know how it goes!

  102. Noooo I really really want to make this today for my parents (as someone made it for me last week and it was DELICIOUS) but the ingredients/preparation isn’t showing :( I looked yesterday and it was there then (because I needed the list of ingredients). If anyone reads this that has the preparation that would be awesome…!

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  104. I have a question. Can I use cool whip instead? Is it the same as heavy cream? If it’s not, what are the brands for heavy cream? Sorry, I got confused on that part. Please answer ASAP! Thank you! c;

    • Hi Mari,

      Sorry for the late response!! I think you could sub cool whip. It’s not the same as real whipped cream but could serve the same purpose. :)

  105. I had a question. Do you make the pudding according to the boxed directions?

  106. Sounds both rich and delicious! My mouth is absolutely watering! I love banana cream, and this looks very interesting!! Love the concept! I had featured u in the post of Top 7 Yummy & Savory Pie Recipes for Mother’s Day on AllFreshRecipes. Except ur more recipes!

  107. I’ve been looking for a banana cream pie recipe that pleases me for SO long — but this is definitely it. I’ll be trying it soon :D

  108. oh wow, I thought your coconut cream pie looked amazing, but this one takes the cake (or pie!).

  109. Hi! Does it matter if its Californian milk and cheese? Thank you!

    • Hi Samie, I used “California” dairy products because I love their commitment to excellence. Use whatever dairy brand you prefer!

  110. Do we have to use the California milk and cream cheese? Or can it be just regular 2% milk and cream cheese? Looks like a lovely pie though!

    • Hi Emily, I used “California” dairy products because I love their commitment to excellence. Use whatever dairy brand you prefer. :)

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  113. I made this today, it was WONDERFUL!! Thank You!

  114. Just made this tonight with my 17 year old son. Not food stylists so it isnt quite this pretty :). but WOW! what a wonderful pie. Sooo good. Many thanks!

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  116. Banana Cream Pie is one of my favorites! This one looks incredible! I love how high and fluffy the whipped cream looks! :)

  117. Pie is amazing but I over baked the crust. How do you know when to take the crust out?

  118. This pie is very rich and delicious, however, next time I will add banana flavoring and more bananas to heighten the flavor. Also, the crust tasted very good, but was too moist for our liking. Next time, I will go with the traditional graham cracker crust.

  119. Made the pie last sunday. It was a hit. Thanks for the recipe ! I will be back for more .

  120. I love banana cream pie, and I’ve never seen one quite so fluffy or piled quite so high! This is definitely a pie to feed a crowd.

  121. Banana Cream Pie is my family’s favorite dessert. We have it all the time, nearly ever get-together. I have never seen one so tall though–WOW!

  122. Just wanted to tell you I made this for Easter dessert yesterday. My husband was beside himself excited and could hardly contain himself in the thought of enjoying the banana creaminess. It was Everything he expected and more! Thank you for sharing, and I’ll definitely make it again!

  123. Thank you for sharing this recipe. i made this for Easter and it was a huge hit. My boy friend said it was “killer”. Will be making his again…

  124. Yes, I’m a sucker for cream pies, and I want to suck this pie right into mah belly!!! LOVE IT!

  125. What is California cream cheese and milk?

    • Hey Jan, I love to support the California dairy industry because I feel like they really go above and beyond on quality and earth-friendly practices.

  126. OMG this looks amazing! What a beautiful recipe and your pictures are beautiful. Have a wonderful Easter holiday; can’t wait to make this recipe for my family. They LOVE banana cream pies!

  127. I made your pie but the filling was runny and not fluffy at all! But the flavor was good.

  128. I made this and it was so wonderful. My husband and kids loved it. I wanted to thank you for sharing the recipe. It will be a new family favorite from now on.

  129. I love how big it is! Or rather tall. Mine always look sad and pathetic. Tasty, but sad looking. But this?! Oh my gosh. I can’t think of a prettier looking pie!

  130. I am in love with how fluffy this pie is! Banana cream is one of my faves!

  131. OMG, I want to lick the screen right now — yum!

  132. This pie is so pretty, so high and fluffy! Just beautiful!

  133. Oh my goodness! I adore banana cream, but I’ve never made such a gorgeous one. Pinning this!!

  134. Oh, Sommer.. I am SWOONING over this amazing pie! How did you know banana cream was my all-time fave? :) and the coconut on top .. this is perfection personified. And I need it to pie me in the face.

  135. heavenly, sommer! wow.

  136. That banana cream pie looks so good!

  137. I love this pie’s height and fluffy factors – awesome!!!

  138. Looks like no one is leaving your Easter dinner hungry! Especially after having some of that pie. Looks delicious…and one I want to add to my “veganize soon” list!

  139. This looks divine! Pinning! (=

  140. Oh my, this looks heavenly :) I love remaking a classic that reminds me of my grandma on the holidays.

  141. WOW…that really is the fluffiest banana ceam pie I have ever seen! And I’m sure it’s delicious! Great pics and recipe! =)

  142. fabulous looking! I could dive in

  143. Banana Cream Pie oh me oh my!

  144. That looks SO SO wonderful! Lovely combination dearest Sommer!
    HUGS <3

  145. Beautiful pie, I want to dive right in!

  146. This one’s in my calendar for my friend’s bday!

  147. how do I get the hole recipe??? Thanks

  148. I was going to make a banana cream pie over the weekend but now I’m so glad I waited. This recipe looks fantastic!

  149. This looks wonderful! =) Pinning to save!
    I need to make this one soon.

  150. Gorgeous pie! Look at the pile high cream deliciousness!!

  151. I’ve never tried banana cream pie before!! So weird. And it looks so fabulous!!

  152. Yummy, Sommer. I just added to my dessert round up! I LOVE banana cream. And coconut cream :)

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  154. Can I come over for Easter brunch? Wow, that is a fluffy creamy pie!

  155. This sounds so easy to whip up and delicious too!

  156. The thick crust definitely looks key! This would make an amazing Easter dessert!

  157. Great minds think alike!! This looks amazing

  158. This is gorgeous and absolutely PERFECT!! If I looked up Banana Cream Pie in the dictionary (do people still use dictionaries? Is that a thing?) I’d expect to see this pie.

    Now if you’ll please send me one for Easter. Thanks.

  159. You just sold me. I am going to make and bring one of these to my mom’s for Easter next weekend. Gorgeous!!

    Incredible roundup by the way!

  160. Want to dive right into this gorgeous pie!

  161. You’re the pie queen! I adore banana cream, though I might be tempted to sweeten it with maple syrup, since we have that in abundance. ;)

    • I did not have Vanilla pudding, only stawberry and so I added that instead. I have it chilling now, but I licked the beaters and it seems to taste pretty darn good!

  162. Gorgeous pie! And yay for green KitchenAid mixers:)

  163. Gorgeous! Everything about this pie looks incredible. I want to dive right in! :)

  164. This pie looks perfect! I love banana cream.

  165. What a beautiful pie!!!

  166. wow, wow!! This is a stunner! I love how piled high this pie is! I would love to dive right on in and have a large slice :)

  167. WHOA! that looks so pretty! It really is the perfect thing for the Easter table!

  168. Now this is a pie I would love to dive into!

  169. Perfection! Looks simply amazing!!

  170. Looks delicious!!! Seriously in love with pie and this looks divine!!!

  171. I’m in dessert heaven here. Banana cream pie has been my favorite treat since I was a little girl!

  172. This looks heavenly, Sommer! You put it together beautifully. Perfect for Easter!

  173. This pie looks insane! Also, love all the brunch ideas :)

  174. Oh wow… I want to put my face in that.

  175. Thanks for posting all of the great Easter brunch and breakfast recipes! p.s. that pie looks amazing!

  176. This looks great! I bet it would be awesome with some chocolate thrown in at some point! I wonder if a layer of ganache would work in between the crust and the bananas?

  177. This looks down right amazing!!!! I seriously want to make this right now. But I dont have any bananas :(

  178. Light and creamy Banana Cream Pie–I agree, so ideal for Easter Sunday Brunch!