Peach Custard Squares

READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 9
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • Crust and Fruit
  • 1 12
    cups flour
  • 12
    teaspoon salt
  • 12
    cup butter (softened)
  • 29
    ounces sliced peaches (one 29 ounce can sliced peaches, drained well, RESERVE 1/2 cup peach syrup for custard)
  • 12
    cup sugar
  • 12
    teaspoon cinnamon
  • Custard
  • 12
    cup reserved peach syrup
  • 1
    egg (slightly beaten)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees, or 350 degrees for Pyrex.
  • In a 1 1/2 quart bowl, combine flour, salt, and butter with a pastry blender until mixture is like a coarse meal.
  • With the back of a spoon, press flour mixture onto the bottom and halfway up the sides of a buttered 8-inch square dish or pan.
  • Arrange well drained peach slices over crust, sprinkle with sugar mixed with cinnamon, and bake at 375 for 20 minutes.
  • Mix 1/2 cup peach syrup, 1 beaten egg, and 1 cup evaporated milk; pour over fruit in crust.
  • Bake for 30-35 minutes until custard is firm except in the center. Center will become firm upon standing.
  • Serve warm or cold ~ serves 9.
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