Banana Cream Pie with Nutella Topped Crust

Banana Cream Pie with Nutella Topped Crust
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  1. 1 prepared pie crust
  2. 1/2 cup Nutella
  3. 3 cups whole milk
  4. 2/3 cup Imperial Sugar Extra Fine Granulated Sugar
  5. 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  6. Pinch salt
  7. 3 egg yolks, beaten
  8. 3 tablespoons unsalted butter
  9. 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  10. 2 large bananas, sliced
  11. Whipped Cream, as desired
  12. Shaved chocolate, as desired
  1. Fill bottom of prepared pie crust with Nutella. Set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, scald the milk. Remove from heat.
  3. In a separate saucepan, combine the sugar, flour and salt, and gradually whisk in the scalded milk. Stir constantly over medium low heat, until thickened.
  4. Place beaten yolks into a mixing bowl. Whisk a small amount of the hot mixture into beaten yolks; once combined, whisk yolks into the hot mixture.
  5. Cook over medium low heat for a minute or until mixture is thick enough to coat the back of a spoon, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and blend in the butter and vanilla. Allow to cool for 5 minutes.
  6. As mixture cools, slice bananas and scatter over the Nutella; pour warm mixture over bananas.
  7. Allow to set in refrigerator until completely cooled. Top with whipped cream and shaved chocolate, as desired.