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Minced & Moist (MM5) Banana Cream Pie

5 Servings

New from Sara Lee®, this flavorful Banana Cream Pie recipe is the perfect addition to your dessert menu.


1/2 Pie 13.6 oz Sara Lee® Chef Pierre® Cream Pie 10" Classic Banana, Defrosted

1/2 Cup + 2 Tbsp 2% Milk

3 Tbsp + 1 tsp Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener

Serving Size

1 #10 Scoop


1. Wash hands before beginning preparation. Sanitize surfaces and equipment.

2. Place half of the Chef Pierre® Cream Pie 10″ Classic Banana (SKU# 7149) into a hotel pan crumb side up.

3. Use a fork to break up crumbs into small pieces.

4. In a separate bowl, combine milk and Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener.

5. Whisk briskly until thickener has dissolved. Let it thicken for one minute.

6. Pour thickened milk over pie.

7. Mix until thickened milk is evenly distributed. Do not overmix. Mixture may be lumpy, and crust will soften.

8. Cover with plastic film and refrigerate. Allow pie to thoroughly chill for 3 hours or overnight. Hold at 40°F or lower until service (CCP).

9. Remove from refrigerator. Test consistency before serving per IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Minced & Moist Level 5 (MM5) using the Fork Drip Test and Spoon Tilt Test.

10. Portion a #10 scoop and shape as desired.

Serving Suggestions

  • Verify final recipe and any garnishes using IDDSI Testing Methods for IDDSI Minced & Moist Level 5 (MM5) before service: Fork Drip Test, Spoon Tilt Test, No separate thin liquid.
  • Amount of liquid can vary. Recipe may be altered to include more or less liquid and/or more or less Thick-It® Original Food & Beverage Thickener depending on the results of IDDSI testing.
  • Recipe standardized and tested at 40°F. Temperature may affect IDDSI testing results.

Nutrition Information

Per Serving

Calories 250

Protein 2 g

Total Carbohydrates 31 g

Total Fat 13 g

Sodium 180 mg

Cholesterol 0 mg

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