Grandma's Egg Custard Pie

Recipe by cookiedog
READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 1
    (9 inch) unbaked pie shells, deep dish
  • 3
    eggs, beaten
  • 34
  • 14
    teaspoon salt
  • 1
    teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg white
  • 2 12
    cups scalded whole milk
  • 14
    teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 3
    drops yellow food coloring (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F.
  • Mix together eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Stir well. Blend in the scalded milk. For more yellow color, add a few drops yellow food coloring.
  • Brush inside bottom and sides of pie crust with egg white to help prevent a soggy crust. Pour custard mixture into piecrust. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  • Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. (Please adjust according to your oven) Cool on rack.
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