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Old fashioned Egg Custard Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Old fashioned Egg Custard Pie, by , is from Celebrating Our Heritage "The Anderson Family" Where We Began, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Annie Lee Ogungbade
Added: Friday, December 15, 2006

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 1/4 cup milk
4 eggs
pinch of salt
3/4 cup sugar
1/2 tsp. vanilla
2 tsps. butter
1 tsp. nutmeg
1 uncooked 9" pie shell (refrigerated)

Directions:
Directions:
Scald milk. Blend eggs until fluffy with a fork. Add salt and sugar and blend well. Slowly pour scalded milk into egg mixture, stirring and blending all the time. Add vanilla. Pour custard into pastry lined pie pan. Dot with butter and sprinkle the nutmeg on top. Bake in 375 oven for 25 minutes or until lightly firm. The custard will set more as it cools.

 

 

 

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