Slice of banana cream pie
Fitness & Nutrition

For Pi Day, a Low-Fat Banana Cream Pie

By on 03/14/2023

A low fat ready made crust makes this Banana Cream Pie quick and easy. This pie is so creamy no one will ever guess it’s low fat and under 200 calories a slice.


  • 1 1/2 tsp unflavored gelatin
  • 3 Tbsp boiling water
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 1/2 cups 1% milk
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3 Tbsp all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 cups sliced bananas (about 3 medium banana)
  • 1 reduced-fat graham cracker pie crust


In a cup, mix gelatin and boiling water together, and stir until gelatin is dissolved. Set aside.
In a separate bowl, lightly beat egg yolks and milk together. Pour in a saucepan, and add sugar and flour, and whisk thoroughly until sugar and flour dissolve. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, for 10 minutes, until mixture thickens and comes to a boil. Stir in vanilla and gelatin.
Arrange banana slices on graham cracker crust and pour pudding over top. Cover and refrigerate until pudding has set, about 3 hours.
Tip: Arrange extra banana slices on top of the pie just before serving to avoid bananas browning.

Nutrition Facts

Serves 8
Serving size: 1 slice
Per Serving:
Calories: 176
Fat: 6g
Saturated Fat: 2g
Cholesterol: 54mg
Sodium: 262mg
Carbohydrates: 25g
Fiber: 1g
Protein: 8g

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Date Last Reviewed: February 6, 2017

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