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Banana Split Strawberry Pie

No recipe image available.This yummy ice cream parlor treat in a pie is sure to become a family favorite.

Recipe Ingredients:

Strawberry Sauce:
1 (10-ounce) package frozen sliced strawberries in syrup, slightly thawed
2 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 1/2 teaspoons cornstarch
2 teaspoons lemon juice

1 (3-ounce) package lady fingers
1 quart ice cream, in assorted flavors
2 bananas, peeled and split lengthwise
Whipped cream for garnish
Frozen whole California strawberries for garnish (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Strawberry Sauce: Place slightly thawed strawberries into saucepan. Mix together the sugar and cornstarch. Stir into strawberries. Bring to boil. Cook and stir 2 minutes, or until sauce is slightly thick. Remove from heat. Add lemon juice. Chill. Makes 1 1/4 cups sauce.
  2. Arrange 16 lady finger halves diagonally around side of 9-inch pie plate. Crumble remaining ladyfingers and press in an even layer in bottom of pan. Gently spread 1/4 cup Strawberry Sauce over crumbs. Freeze.
  3. Just before serving time, arrange scoops of ice cream over bananas, in frozen pie shell. Drizzle remaining sauce on ice cream. Garnish with whipped cream and whole strawberries, if desired. Cut into wedges; serve immediately.

Makes 8 servings.

Recipe provided courtesy California Strawberry Commission. ©2003 California Strawberry Commission. All rights reserved.