Luscious, creamy and seductive, this Banana Cream Pie has a sultry Mascarpone Whipped Cream topping that is incredibly delicious. One great pie!

Banana Cream Pie with Mascarpone Whipped Cream
Prep time
Cook time
Total time
Recipe type: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Serves: 6
  • 8 ounces Graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/2 Cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/2 Cup ground pecans
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
  • 4 ounces unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 Cups heavy cream, divided use
  • 1 Cup half-and-half
  • 1 Tablespoon banana liqueur
  • 3.4-ounce box instant vanilla pudding mix
  • 1 Cup Mascarpone whipped cream (recipe follows)
  • 3 to 4 small, ripe bananas, bias sliced
  • 1/2 Cup toasted sliced almonds (optional)
Mascarpone Whipped Cream
  • 8 ounces Mascarpone cheese
  • 1/4 Cup Confectioners’ sugar
  1. For crust: combine Graham cracker crumbs, brown sugar, pecans, cinnamon and nutmeg; add butter and mix well.
  2. Press mixture into one 9-inch pie pan, packing on bottom and up sides. Place in freezer to firm. (The Chef does not bake the crust.)
  3. For filling: mix 1 cup heavy cream, half-and-half, liqueur and vanilla paste in large bowl. Stir in pudding mix; let stand until set. Gently fold in 1 cup Mascarpone whipped cream.
  4. Add a layer of banana slices to each crust, top with a layer of filling. Repeat 2 to 3 times to fill crust.
  5. Pipe mascarpone cream on top, creating generous mounds. Garnish with almonds (optional).
  6. For Mascarpone Whipped Cream: combine remaining 1 cup cream, mascarpone cheese and confectioners’ sugar. Mix on low speed until combined. Increase to high speed; continue to whip until mixture holds soft peaks.


Share →
Cost Considerate

Cost Considerate

Most of our recipes are focused on cost-efficient, economical cooking that pleases palates but doesn't upset your wallet.
New Recipes Section

New Recipes Section

We are updating to include new recipes, and a whole new format for them. We hope you enjoy.
Real chefs!

Real chefs!

We love cooking, and our publisher is a master chef, so you can rely upon our great recipes for good, wholesome cooking.
Please use the search box above to find content within this section.

Thanks for dropping by! Feel free to stay updated by subscribing to the RSS feed.