Saturday, February 5, 2011

Irene's Amish Custard Pie

An old-fashioned pie that is good on cold winter nights. These are the kind of pies farm women made the working men who came to help in the fields. An easy pie that the entire family can enjoy.

Irene's Amish Custard Pie

1- 9" unbaked pie shell

1/3 cup sugar
2 tsps flour
1/2 tsp salt
3 eggs
3 cups milk
1/4 tsp nutmeg

Make a one crust pie dough and line a pie pan with the dough, crimping edges and trimming excess; set aside.
In a bowl, combine sugar, flour, salt, and eggs, mix till smooth. In a saucepan, heat milk to boiling point. Add 1 cup milk to the egg mixture mixing well, then add the remainder to the milk in pan and stir well so the eggs do not cook, Pour batter into unbaked pie shell. Sprinkle nutmeg over top. Bake at 350 degrees for 45-60 minutes until pie sets up and is cooked through.

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