Grandma Rampke's Easy Rhubarb Custard Pie

READY IN: 40mins
Recipe by Julesong

This was my dad's favorite pie, and my mom got the recipe from his mother. It's been replicated all over the internet in the past few years. I think the first incidence can be documented to 1995.

Top Review by lila 1953 west

This is an awesome recipe. You must try it. It takes 40 minutes to bake and 15 minutes for my family to eat is the easiest pie to make and the most delicious.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 12 pie crust
  • 1 12 cups cut rhubarb, in 1 inch pieces
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 2 large eggs, beaten (extra large eggs are even better)
  • 12 cup sugar (yes, another 1/2 cup)
  • 1 cup whole milk (not skim milk)
  • cinnamon


  1. Place 1/2 pie crust into pie plate.
  2. Put the rhubarb in the crust and cover with 1/2 cup sugar.
  3. Add the other 1/2 cup sugar to the milk and beaten eggs, and pour mixture over rhubarb.
  4. Sprinkle top with cinnamon.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees for 45 minutes; let cool before serving to allow custard to set.
  6. Note from Julie: this was my dad's favorite pie, and my mom got the recipe from his mother.
  7. Note, again: I've been on the 'net for a very, very long time, and this is one of the earliest recipes that I submitted to any search engines. What I can say: it's a tried and true recipe, one we've been using for well over 50 years. It's what my mom will be serving at Christmas this year... what else can I say?

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