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Black-Bottom Banana Cream Pie

What a clever idea! A fudgy layer on the crust keeps the crust from getting too soggy... and it provides a fabulous chocolate surprise in every bite.

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  • prep time 30 min
  • total time 4 hr 30 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
box (4-serving size) vanilla pudding and pie filling mix (not instant)
2
cups milk
1
box Pillsbury® refrigerated pie crusts, softened as directed on box
2/3
cup hot fudge topping
2
cups sliced ripe bananas (about 2 large bananas)
1
cup whipping cream, whipped
Chocolate curls, if desired

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Steps

  • 1 Make pudding mix with milk as directed on box for pie. Cool 30 minutes, stirring 2 or 3 times.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool on cooling rack 10 minutes.
  • 3 Spread fudge topping in bottom of shell. Top with bananas, pudding and whipped cream. Refrigerate at least 4 hours until serving time. Garnish with chocolate curls. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.
  • 1 Make pudding mix with milk as directed on box for pie. Cool 30 minutes, stirring 2 or 3 times.
  • 2 Meanwhile, heat oven to 450°F. Bake pie crust as directed on box for One-Crust Baked Shell, using 9-inch glass pie plate. Cool on cooling rack 10 minutes.
  • 3 Spread fudge topping in bottom of shell. Top with bananas, pudding and whipped cream. Refrigerate at least 4 hours until serving time. Garnish with chocolate curls. Cover and refrigerate any remaining pie.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

To make chocolate curls, warm a chocolate bar by holding it in your hands for several minutes. Run a vegetable peeler across the bar to create the curls.

To get a head start on whipping the cream, chill the bowl you plan to use in the refrigerator first.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
390
(
Calories from Fat
170),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
19g
19%
(Saturated Fat
10g,
10%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
40mg
40%;
Sodium
320mg
320%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
29g
29%
),
Protein
5g
5%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.