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Old Fashioned Custard Pie

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“Growing up we had this pie every year at Thanksgiving and Christmas. It's simple but decadent. If you've never had Custard Pie before, it's a little bit like Creme Brulee in a pie crust. This is wonderful served chilled with REAL whipped cream. Enjoy.”
READY IN:
50mins
SERVES:
8
YIELD:
1 8" pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. In a large bowl whisk together eggs, sugar and salt.
  3. Slowly whisk in scalded milk a little at a time to prevent cooking the egg mixture.
  4. Stir in vanilla.
  5. Pour, through a sieve, into the unbaked pie shell.
  6. Sprinkle top with ground nutmeg.
  7. Bake for approximately 40 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  8. Filling will look wobbly but will set up as it cools.
  9. Chill thoroughly and serve with whipped cream.

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