My Mom's Custard Pie

READY IN: 1hr 5mins
Recipe by The Range Rover

You will love this as much as I did. I never could get enough and neither can my kids.

Top Review by photogirl78

This pie didn't turn out right for me. I don't know what I did wrong but the first comment made about it was "it tastes like an omlette" I also thought it smelled like scrambled eggs. It just didn't look right either.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Line unpricked pastry shell with a double thickness of foil (heavy duty is best).
  2. Bake shell at 450°F for 8 minutes.
  3. Then remove the foil; bake for 5 minutes more.
  4. remove from the oven and set shell to the side.
  5. Separate one egg; set the white aside.
  6. In a mixing bowl, beat the yolk and remaining eggs until combined.
  7. Then blend in sugar, salt and vanilla extract.
  8. Stir in the milk.
  9. Take remaining egg white and beat until stiff peaks form; then carefully fold into egg mixture.
  10. Slowly and carefully pour into crust.
  11. Cover the edges of the pie with foil.
  12. Then bake at 350°F for 25 minutes.
  13. Remove foil from edges and bake 15-20 minutes more or until you can insert knife in the middle and it comes out clean.
  14. Cool pie (wire rack is best and quickest).
  15. Sprinkle on nutmeg and store in the refrigerator.

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