Jean Teller shares reader favorites like this Egg Custard Pie recipe, ideal for special occasions or dessert at home.
Learn how to make this Egg Custard Pie recipe, a reader favorite dessert.
Karen Jo Higginbotham, of Palm Bay, Florida, requested a recipe for a good egg custard pie.
Several readers sent their recipes, and Mary Miller, of Boonville, Indiana, sent these tips for making and storing custard pie:
Sylvia Boen, of Clarksville, Arkansas, sent this basic recipe.
1 unbaked 9-inch pie crust
3 eggs, slightly beaten
2/3 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/3 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
2 1/4 cups milk
Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit. Bake pie crust for 5 minutes. Remove from oven and allow to cool.
In a mixing bowl, combine eggs, sugar, vanilla, salt and nutmeg. Gradually stir in milk. Blend well. Pour mixture into baked crust; sprinkle with additional nutmeg.
Bake for 15 minutes; reduce oven temperature to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and bake an additional 35 minutes or until knife inserted in center comes out clean.
Cool to room temperature before serving. Store in refrigerator.
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