Banana Coconut Cream Pie Recipe -
Banana Coconut Cream Pie Recipe
  • READY IN 4+ hrs

Banana Coconut Cream Pie

Recipe by  

"There is no reason to decide between banana cream pie and coconut cream pie with this delicious two-in-one recipe."

+ Recipe Box + Shopping List + Menu Print

Ingredients Edit and Save

Original recipe makes 1 (9-inch) pie Change Servings
  • PREP

    25 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    4 hrs 35 mins


  1. Dissolve cornstarch in water in heavy saucepan; stir in sweetened condensed milk and egg yolks. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla. Cool slightly. Fold in coconut.
  2. Slice bananas; dip in lemon juice and drain. Arrange on bottom of pie crust. Pour filling over bananas; cover.
  3. Chill 4 hours or until set. Top with whipped cream. Garnish with toasted coconut and sliced bananas, if desired.
Kitchen-Friendly View


  • *To toast coconut: Place coconut in dry nonstick skillet; cook over medium heat, shaking pan until coconut is lightly browned.

Reviews More Reviews

Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 28, 2010

LOVED it & recommend a little more clarity on the cooking time for the new bakers. I started w/ toasting 1 cup coconut for 5-7 minutes in oven at 350. When combining ingredients together-turn temp to medium-high heat, and use a whisk. Add egg yolks slowly (whisking the entire time you add them). Then, bring heat down to medium heat and begin whisking constantly for about 5-7 minutes or until thick and bubbly 4.) Gently fold in butter, vanilla and roasted coconut. Allow to cool for 10 minutes. Wrap with plastic wrap (Custard sometimes has a top layer of film on it & plastic wrap will easily lift it) Let it cool for at least 3 hrs. Then top w/ whipped cream , 1/2 cup of additional roasted coconut & bananas.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 30, 2014

Followed did not state temp or time to cook filling.I used medium heat,whisking to keep from sticking.its been 7 hrs but it has not set up.have to try another recipe.very disappointed


23 Ratings

Aug 30, 2010

This is really good but is vastly improved with the following: 1. Add 2 tablespoons of dark rum to the custard mix -while cooking. 2. Add 1 chopped/minced banana to the custard mix - after cooking. 3. Make your own graham cracker crust - be sure to add nutmeg to the crushed grahams. 4. Add tablespoon of dark rum to the fresh whipped cream topping. 5. After icing with whipped cream and sprinkling copiously with toasted coconut, rim outside of pie with layer of banana slices on edge.

Sep 26, 2006

Delicious! I thought this was a very good recipe. I had never made a banana cream pie before and I thought that it was very easy. I made my own graham pie crust which is definately the way to go. The toasted coconut complimented the banana very nicely, and I LOVE coconut. My only complaint, and the reason why I did not give it five stars is because the condensed milk was not my favorite, so I will probably look for a different sauce base the next time I make it. However, great overall.

Apr 23, 2010

I always get compliments when I make this pie. Simple yet something different. The hardest part is not burning the coconut while toasting...opps, there I go again!!!

Oct 08, 2007

I made this last Thanksgiving and it was a hit. I love the combination of the banana and coconut. It was also very easy to make.

Aug 08, 2014

I seriously wish without a doubt wish I could give this recipe 1000 stars because it was a hit! I made for a party and got a lot of positive comments. I even got a letter from someone saying it was the best pie they ever had! But I thought that the pudding mixture could have more coconut flavor so I added alittle more than a tablespoon of light coconut milk which added loads more of coconut flavor! If you don't have (light) cocnut milk, just add coconut extract instead! Maybe just a little more banana flavor, but still amazing!

Jun 11, 2014

I made this in a hurry to quench my craving and loved it !! The banana and coconut compliment each other so well. My family loved it. Defiantly making it again.


Rate This Recipe

Glad you liked it! Your friends will, too:


  • Calories
  • 490 kcal
  • 24%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 42.2 g
  • 14%
  • Cholesterol
  • 122 mg
  • 41%
  • Fat
  • 22 g
  • 34%
  • Fiber
  • 1.6 g
  • 6%
  • Protein
  • 4.7 g
  • 9%
  • Sodium
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

See More
Subscribe Today!

In Season

Mealtime Money-Savers
Mealtime Money-Savers

Browse through over 500 recipes for delicious, budget-friendly meals.

Can What You Can't
Can What You Can't

The old saying goes, "Eat what you can, and can what you can't!" We have the know-how.

Subscribe Today! Only $7.99
Subscribe Today! Only $7.99

Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!

Related Videos

Easy Homemade Ice Cream

Cool off with quick-and-easy homemade ice cream—no ice cream maker required!

Eagle Brand® Chocolate Truffles

See how to make these delicious, decadent sweet treats.

Banana Cream Pie I

See how to make a creamy, 5-star pie.

Related Menus

Sorry, there are no related menus here yet.

Recently Viewed Recipes

Argentina  |  Australia & New Zealand  |  Brazil  |  Canada  |  China  |  France  |  Germany  |  India  |  Italy  |  Japan  |  Korea  |  Mexico

Netherlands  |  Poland  |  Quebec  |  Russia  |  SE Asia  |  United Kingdom & Ireland  |  United States