• 3/4 cup white sugar
• 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
• 1/4 teaspoon salt
• 2 cups whole milk (Do not use 2% or skim milk, the filling will not thicken).
• 3 egg yolks, beaten
• 2 tablespoons butter
• 1 1/4 teaspoons vanilla extract
• 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
• 4 bananas, sliced

• In a saucepan, combine the sugar, flour, and salt.
• Add milk in gradually while stirring gently.
• Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until the mixture is bubbly.
• Keep stirring and cook for about 2 more minutes, and then remove from the burner.
• Stir a small quantity of the hot mixture into the beaten egg yolks, and immediately add egg yolk mixture to the rest of the hot mixture.
•  Cook for 2 more minutes; remember to keep stirring.
•  Remove the mixture from the stove, and add butter and vanilla.
• Stir until the whole thing has a smooth consistency.
• Thinly slice bananas.
• Spoon a third of the filling into the pie shell.
•  Scatter half of the bananas over the top.
• Cover with another third of the filling.
• Scatter the rest of the bananas over the top.
• Spread the remaining filling over the top.
• Bake at 350 degrees F  for 10 minutes.
•  Chill for an hour.

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