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Cherry Custard Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Cherry Custard Pie, by , is from Mom's Recipe Box, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

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1 cup canned or fresh cherries
⅔ cup sugar
4 Tbsp flour
1 Tbsp butter

2 eggs
pinch salt
⅓ cup sugar
1 cup scalded milk
1 tsp vanilla

1 unbaked pie shell

Mix cherries, sugar and flour then bring to a boil for 1 minutes. Add butter.
For custard - beat egg, add milk, sugar, vanilla and salt.
First, place cherry mixture into an unbaked pie shell then add custard. Bake at 450 degrees for 8 minutes then decrease heat to 400 for 30-40 more minutes or until custard is set.




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