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German Fruit Custard Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Myers, Danville, NY

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 unbaked 8-inch pie crust
1 c. sugar
1 heaping Tbsp. flour
Pinch of salt
1 large egg (or 2 small)
1 1/2 c. half & half
Cinnamon
Butter
Fresh fruit (peaches, raspberries, thinly sliced apples, sweet cherries or halved prunes with cut side up) Any one fruit can be used.

Directions:
Directions:
Sprinkle about 1/2 cup sugar over fruit. Mix rest of sugar, flour, salt, slightly beaten egg. Add milk and mix well. Pour over fruit. Sprinkle with cinnamon. Dot with butter. Bake at 400 for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 325 until custard is done. Let cool a while before cutting.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 nice servings
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
About 20 minutes if you have crust ready.
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe is from my cousin Alice Acomb and makes a mouth-watering pie.

 

 

 

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