OLD FASHIONED CUSTARD PIE – Custard pie is an old fashioned, southern dessert that people have been making for nearly 200 years. With eggs and milk being the main ingredient to make a custard filling – and nutmeg sprinkled on top – this pie is smooth, silky and ridiculously rich. It’s always a big hit with guests!
This recipe is really simple to make but it tastes like you’ve been slaving away in the kitchen for hours! (Shh, don’t tell anyone!) You can easily throw it together for last-minute dinner guests!
- 1 unbaked pie shell (I use Marie Callendar’s deep dish)
- 3 large eggs
- 1/2 cup of sugar
- 1/2 teaspoon of salt
- 1/2 teaspoon of nutmeg
- 2-2/3 cups of milk
- 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
Pre-heat the oven to 350°F.
Beat your eggs slightly, then add sugar, salt, nutmeg, milk and vanilla extract. Beat well and pour into the unbaked pie shell. Bake for 35 to 40 minutes. Remove from oven and cool.
Sprinkle the top of the pie with fresh ground nutmeg and serve.