1 1/4 cups graham crackers crumbs
2 tbsp. granulated sugar
1/4 cup (1/2 stick/2 oz.) butter, melted
Cream Cheese Filling:
1 8 oz. package cream cheese, softened
1/4 cup powdered sugar
1 cup heavy cream, whipped
1/2 cup granulated sugar
2 tbsp. water
3 cups heavy cream
3-4 ripe bananas, sliced
1/4 cup chocolate syrup (store bought)
1/3 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
In a bowl, mix all crust ingredients together and press mixture into the bottom and up the sides of a 9-inch pie plate. Chill.
For the Filling:
Beat cream cheese and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. In another bowl, whip cream and fold into the cream cheese mixture.
To make Caramel:
Place sugar and water in a saucepan. Cook until sugar is melted and mixture turns golden brown. Remove from heat and add cream. Let cool.
Place slices of banana over the crust and sprinkle with the chopped walnuts. Pour caramel syrup and the chocolate syrup over bananas. Spresd cream cheese mixture over top. Dust pie with cocoa powder. Chill for three hours or more before serving.
Makes 8 slices.
Submitted By: MJ Toledo
Date: November 9, 2003