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Banana Streusel Pie

Banana Streusel PieI obtained this recipe from my mom, who is a great cook. It’s been in…

Banana Streusel Pie

Banana Streusel Pie


1 unbaked pastry shell (9 inches) 1/4 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1 teaspoon cornstarch 1/2 cup pineapple juice 2 tablespoons lemon juice 1-1/2 teaspoons grated lemon zest 4 cups sliced ripe bananas (5 to 6 medium) STREUSEL: 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 cup packed brown sugar 1/3 cup chopped macadamia nuts or almonds 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 cup butter, cubed


Line the unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of foil.

Bake at 450° for 10 minutes.

Remove the foil and bake 2 minutes more or until pastry is golden brown; set aside.

Reduce heat to 375°.

In a small saucepan, combine the sugar, cinnamon and cornstarch.

Stir in the pineapple juice, lemon juice and zest.

Bring to a boil.

Reduce heat; cook and stir for 2 minutes or until thickened.

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Remove from heat.

Fold in bananas; pour into crust.

For streusel, in a small bowl, combine the flour, brown sugar, nuts and cinnamon; cut in butter until the mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

Sprinkle over the filling.

Cover edges of pie loosely with foil.

Bake at 375° for 40 minutes or until topping is golden and filling is bubbly.

Cool on a wire rack.

Nutrition Facts 1 piece:

  • 396 calories, 17g fat (7g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 179mg sodium, 60g carbohydrate (37g sugars, 3g fiber), 3g protein.

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