Grandma's Egg Custard Pie

Grandma's Egg Custard Pie

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"This is the 1999 American Pie Council's National Pie Championship's first place winner in the Custard Pie Category."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 252 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 10.5 g
  • 16%
  • Carbs:
  • 33.3g
  • 11%
  • Protein:
  • 6.3 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 76 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 277 mg
  • 11%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  2. Mix together eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Stir well. Blend in the scalded milk. For more yellow color, add few drops yellow food coloring.
  3. Line pie pan with pastry, and brush inside bottom and sides of shell with egg white to help prevent a soggy crust. Pour custard mixture into piecrust. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on rack.
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I have been looking for this recipe for a long time. I followed the recipe exactly except I didn't scald the milk. (With modern pasteurization, bacteria and enzymes are already destroyed, so sc...

MMMMMMM. I used a can of evaporated milk and added fresh milk to equal 2-1/2 cups. That was my mom's secret. Also added another yolk from the egg white wash. Rich and delicious. I forgot how eas...

This pie came out perfect! Silky, perfect custard! However, I read some reviews from others who seemed to have problems. No spongy texture if you add the scalded milk VERY slowly while whisking ...