Tarte a Bouillie (French Custard Pie)

Recipe by Kim D.
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 8
YIELD: 1 pie
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • For crust, cream together sugar and shortening.
  • Add beaten egg, flour, baking powder, nutmeg and salt.
  • Knead slightly, then roll out dough on a floured surface to fit the size of your pie pan. (Crust will be thick)
  • Place dough in pie pan and form it up the sides.
  • Prick the bottom of the pie crust slightly with a forkfork.
  • For filling, bring 2/3 cup milk to a boil.
  • In a small bowl, combine 1/3 cup cold milk, beaten eggs, flour, sugar and salt.
  • Slowly add the milk and egg mixture to the boiling milk and cook until thick.
  • Remove from heat and add vanilla.
  • Pour custard into crust and bake in a pre-heated oven at 400°F until brown.
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