Posts tagged “Banana

Banana Cream Pie

Posted on March 30, 2010

A cream pie is a type of pie filled with a rich custard or pudding that is made from milk, cream, flour, and eggs. It can come in many forms, including vanilla, lemon, lime, banana, coconut, and chocolate. A constant feature of all cream pies is the whipped cream topping. The custard filling is related to the French crème patissière which is a key component of various French cakes and tarts. As you might suspect, a Banana Cream Pie is a cream pie with banana in it. Cream pies are often associated with comedians who use them as a gimmick in their routines. When used for show business purposes, cream pies are generally mock-up pies made from shaving cream, which resembles the real thing.…

National Banana Bread Day

Posted on February 23, 2009

National Banana Bread DayFebruary 23 Just the thought of banana bread makes me swoon. Bananas are one of my favorite fruits and bread is one of my favorite sources of carbs. When these two combine, their love child is a moist and sweet cake like bread that is wonderful year round. The key to the success of this bread is using over ripe bananas that mash easily. Some recipes call for nuts in the batter and some even throw in chocolate chips. I don’t like mine all dolled up. How do you like yours? Link to the history of Banana Bread