Friday, November 30, 2012

Old Fashioned Cream Pie

We are making the yummy Old Fashioned Cream Pie this weekend! If you like Mrs. Wick's Sugar Cream Pie, then you will love this recipe. Worth the time of attentive stirring!

Old Fashioned Cream Pie (or Sugar Cream Pie)

4 cups sugar                                         ½ cup plus 2 TBSP cornstarch
2 pints half and half                               2 pints whipping cream
2 sticks butter

  1. Mix sugar and cornstarch in bowl.
  2. Add enough half and half just to moisten the sugar/cornstarch mixture.
  3. Melt butter in saucepan.
  4. Add remaining ingredients.
  5. Cook on low heat until sthick, stirring constantly for about 20-30 minutes. Watch carefully!
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Add 4 TBSP vanilla.
  8. Pour in two unbaked pie shells.
  9. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
  10. Bake at 350’ convection for 25-35 minutes until golden (35-42 mins regular).
  11. Carefully remove from oven and allow them to finish setting up.
  12. Store in refrigerator.

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