Imagine a pie completely free of butter, cream, eggs or white flour...inconceivable right! Well this fantastic recipe comes from PCRM.org (for which I am a Food for Life Cooking Instructor) and that is exactly what they achieved with this recipe. I absolutely love this pie and to top it off the pie crust is FAT-FREE!
So this Thanksgiving you can make your pie and eat it too!
Banana Dream Pie
1/2 cup sugar or other sweetener
5 tablespoons cornstarch
2 cups soy- or rice milk
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
8 oz firm silken tofu
2 ripe bananas, thinly sliced
1 Fat-Free Pie Crust
Mix sugar or other sweetener and cornstarch in a saucepan, then stir in non-dairy milk and salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until very thick. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Blend tofu in a food processor until totally smooth, then add the pudding and blend until smooth.
Layer banana slices in pie crust. Spread tofu mixture on top.
Refrigerate until completely chilled, at least 2 hours.
1 cup Grape-Nuts cereal
1/4 cup apple juice concentrate
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Mix cereal and apple juice concentrate and pat into a 9" pie pan. Bake in preheated oven for 8 minutes. Cool before filling.