Old Fashioned Custard Pie

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Just one mouthful of this creamy custard pie will transport you back to the days of tea-times spent with grandma.

Serving Sizes: 8-8

Total Prep Time: 4hours

Old Fashioned Custard PieIngredients:

  • 1 (9”) single crust pastry
  • 4 large-size eggs
  • 2½ cups whole milk
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp vanilla essence
  • 1 tsp almond essence
  • ½ tsp salt

Directions: 

  1. Unroll the single crust and place it on a 9” pie plate. Flute the edges and transfer to the fridge for half an hour.
  2. Preheat the main oven to 400 degrees F.
  3. Line the crust with a double layer of aluminum foil and fill with baking beans.
  4. Bake the crust on the lower rack of the oven for 10-15 minutes, until the edges are golden.
  5. Remove the aluminum foil along with the baking beans and bake for an additional 3-6 minutes, until the bottom is golden. Set aside to cool on a wire baking rack.
  6. In a bowl, whisk the eggs.
  7. Whisk in the milk, sugar, nutmeg, vanilla essence, almond essence, and salt, until incorporated.
  8. Bake in the oven at 400 degrees F until a knife comes out clean, for between 25-30 minutes.
  9. Set aside to cool for 60 minutes, on a wire baking rack. Transfer to the fridge for 3-5 hours before serving.