Black Walnut Custard Pie

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“Our daughter sent us a bucket of unshelled black walnuts.DH goes crazy for black walnuts and egg custard so I decided to combine because he also loves pie. You can substitute any nuts. To shell I let a tractor-trailer do the work, the filled trailer crushes the shells nicely.”

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Beat eggs in a bowl, set aside.
  2. In saucepan, add sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  3. Mix to blend.
  4. Then add water and molasses. Use a spatula to get all of the molasses.
  5. Cook and stir until simmering. Take off burner. Add 2 tblsp molasses mixture to beaten eggs, stir.
  6. Then add beaten egg mixture into the saucepan.
  7. Add vanilla and nutmeg. Stir and set aside.
  8. Preheat oven 350* Place dry beans in the pie shell after it is in the pie pan so it will not puff up.Bake the pie shell for about 6 minutes. Take the beans out.
  9. Pour in the custard sauce and top with the nuts. Bake in the oven for about 35 minutes until a knife is inserted near the middle of the pie comes out clean.
  10. Chill before serving.
  11. Chill mixing bowl and slowly add sugar to whipping cream and beat with mixer until peaks form.
  12. Serve pie with whipped cream.
  13. Serves 8.

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