Banana Cream Pie with Salted Caramel

Easy Food Recipes and Cooking - Banana Cream Pie with Salted Caramel

1/2 batch vodka crust
4 to 5 bananas, sliced salted caramel (recipe below) whipped cream, for topping toasted coconut slivers, for topping (optional)

  1. Remove vodka dough from the a refrigerator and roll out to fit into a 9-inch pie pan. Bake in a preheated 400°F oven for 20 minutes. then lower the tempertature to 375°F and continue baking for another 20 minutes. Let cool.
  2. Spread a layer of sliced bananas on the baked crust, then generously drizzle with salted caramel. Continue layering until bananas are used up.
  3. Cover with whipped cream and sprinkle with toasted coconut if you wish. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Salted Caramel:
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons sugar
3/4 cup cream
1/2 cup butter
1/2 teaspoon sea salt
  1. Caramelize sugar in a thick bottomed pan until dark brown. Slide off the heat and add thecream. Mixture will spatter and sugar will harden.
  2. Stir to melt the sugar and return to the heat. Mix until smooth again. Add butter and salt and continue cooking until thick. Caramel will thicken considerably as it cools. If it gets too stiff, add a little hot water until it reaches a spresdable consistency.