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Vanilla Cream Pie

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“I love this recipe because you have all different cream pie recipes in one and it's delicious! Add a cup of milk and you have pudding!”
READY IN:
35mins
SERVES:
7
YIELD:
1 pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. in saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and salt; gradually stir in milk.
  2. Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture boils and thickens.
  3. Cook 2 minutes longer.
  4. Remove from heat.
  5. Stir small amount hot mixture into yolks.
  6. Return to hot mixture; cook 2 minutes stirring constantly.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Add butter and vanilla; cool to room temperature.
  9. Pour into baked pie shell----> Meringue: Beat 3 egg whites with cream of tartar and vanilla.
  10. Gradually add 6 Tbsp sugar till soft peaks form, spread atop pie.
  11. Bake in moderate oven 350°F 12 to 15 minutes.
  12. Variations of Vanilla Cream Pie-------------.
  13. Banana or Coconut or Butterscotch or Chocolate or Pineapple.
  14. Follow directions for vanilla cream pie substituting the following: for butterscotch pie substitute 1 cup brown sugar and use 3 Tbsp butter.
  15. For chocolate increase sugar to 1 cup and use approximately 4 tbsp cocoa.
  16. For banana layer three sliced bananas on crust and pour pie filling over.
  17. For pineapple, drain 1 8 oz can of crushed pineapple and stir into cream filling.
  18. You may also make this into a pudding by using 3 cups of milk instead of 2.

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