Jennifer made this pie and brought it to our book club meeting Sunday, so I got to taste how good it was. I really liked the fresh bananas and the pastry cream was sooo good. It had a nice complex flavor, with brown sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg. I adored the topping, which had sour cream in it, so it was not too sweet. I actually convinced myself this is a healthy snack or breakfast. It has lots of protein and vitamins and minerals from the 6 egg yolks and 3 bananas, and is not too sugary. I mean, it is definitely more healthy than eating a doughnut for breakfast.
I really hoped my pie would be
Actually this crust was pretty easy (thanks, Dorie!), and I was pretty confident that it was going to be a success. The suggested technique of rolling it out between sheets of waxed paper made that part easy peasy.
(I actually rolled it thinner, a little past the edges of the waxed paper, after I took the picture.) I think I got it into it's plate pretty OK.
So far, so good. Then I didn't bake it long enough. After the 25 minutes and taking the foil off, I thought it was supposed to be done. It didn't look done. So instead of checking the recipe to find out I am supposed to cook it for ten minutes more, I just thought "hmm, I'll put this in for another 5 or 6 minutes."
Then I took it out and filled it.
It was only this morning, while having a slice for breakfast (healthy, remember?), and instant messaging Jennifer about my crust being gummy, that I realized my error. So, I think I will scoop the filling into some bowls and serve it sans crust to the rest of my family this evening. If you want to try this pie, you can get the recipe on Sing For Your Supper.
(Note- undone crust, argh)