Holiday Recipe 1: Banana Cream

Banana Cream

It’s Christmas time once more and I am tasked to cook for Noche Buena and New Year’s Eve of course. I am still deciding on what to cook for the main dishes but I am already sure of the dessert 🙂 . I found a recipe of M.Y San’s Grahams. My mom and I like to collect those recipe flyers whenever we are in the grocery. Ok, so here is the recipe:

M.Y San Grahams Banana Cream


10 pieces M.Y. San Grahams Honey
3 pieces Lacatan Bananas sliced 1/4 thick
4 tablespoons sugar
1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
3/4 can (301 mL) evaporated milk
2 pieces egg yolk
1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted
3/4 teaspoon vanilla
3/4 cup (3/4 of 250 mL brick) all purpose cream, chilled


1) Do Cream- In a pan, mix cornstarch, sugar and milk. Cook over low heat until corstarch and sugar are dissolved. In a bowl, mix egg yolks and half of milk mixture. Pour egg-milk mixture back into the pan. Stir. Add vanilla and butter. Simmer on low heat until thick. Add bananas. Cook for 3-5 minutes.

2) Layer – In a 6×6 pan, layer M.Y San Grahams. Pour 1/2 of mixture. Spread evenly. Do one more later alternativng My. San Grahams and mixture.

3) Whip Cream – Put chilled all purpose cream in a bowl and whip till stiff and doubled in volume.

4) Chill and top with whipped cream. Serve.


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