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Custard Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Farley (Simpson) & Joe Roberts
Added: Saturday, April 28, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
FILLING:
3 Eggs and 2 Egg Yolks or 2 1/2 C. Milk
4 Eggs slightly beaten 1 tsp. Vanilla
1/2 C. Sugar Grated Nutmeg
1/2 tsp. Salt

PASTRY:
1 1/4 C. Flour, sifted 1/3 C. Spry
1/2 tsp. Salt 3 T. Cold Water
Mix these together to form a dough, roll out to size of 9" pie pan.
Do not prick. Place in 9" pie pan, let rest while preparing filing.

Directions:
Directions:
Beat eggs slightly, add sugar, salt, milk and vanilla. Strain custard mixture into unbaked pie shell and sprinkle generously with nutmeg. Bake in hot oven 425, 25 to 35 min. or until knife inserted comes out clean.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6-8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour approx
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma "Tommy" (Marie Tomlinson) loved Custard Pie. From my memory she used this recipe from "Aunt Jenny's Favorite Recipes" Spry Cookbook. Grandma "Tommy" and my mother (Helen Simpson) would use whole nutmeg and grate it fresh onto the top of the pie. It was so good.

 

 

 

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