Banana Paradise Pie
Pies & Pastries
sliced ripe bananas (5-6)
grated lemon rind
pastry for 1 8-inch pie crus
Soak bananas in pineapple and lemon juice for 30 minutes. Drain and
save juices. Sprinkle grated lemon rind, sugar and cinnamon over banana
slices. Toss lightly and place in pastry lined pie plate. Warm juices
saved from marinating bananas and thicken with cornstarch. Add it to the
pie. Cover with the following topping. Topping: 1/2 cup chopped
macadamia nuts 3/4 cup flour 3/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 teaspoon cinnamon
6 Tablespoons butter Combine all ingredients and cut with two knives or
pastry blender till lumpy, loose mixture forms . Sprinkle over bananas .
Bake pie in 400 degree oven for 20 minutes or until crust is brown.
Source: Hawaii Cookbook and Backyard Luau From The Cookie Lady's
By KKBG35A RUTH BURKHAR