Boone's Chess Custard
Kathey Jo Hickey-Van Otten
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- eggs, beaten-i use jumbo or large
- 2 c
- 1 tsp
- 2 c
- 2 stick
- butter, not margarine
- 1 Tbsp
- vanilla extract
- 3 Tbsp
- 1 Tbsp
1Set oven to 400 degrees and in a bowl add sugar and melted butter. Mix it all together. Add the buttermilk.
2Add the salt, vanilla extract and beaten eggs. Mix again very thoroughly. Add the cornmeal and mix once more very good. Add the vinegar and mix it again.
3Pour into a pam sprayed round baking bowl. Bake it somewhere from fifty minutes to 1 hour. Check it halfway through baking time by sliding a clean knife in the middle and if comes out clean..and buttery..it is done. The top should be golden brown.
4Tip: This was original a pie, so can bake it into a pie crust. Same baking time, every thing the same. I just tried it recently without the crust, more as a custard and it turned out real good.
Tip: If don't have buttermile, use regular milk and add a few tablespoons of vinegar in it and you have buttermilk.....
Tip: Sometimes get tired of just the vanilla extract and change it to lemon. Everything else is the same..it turns out terrific.
Tip: We use real whipping cream, instead of cool whip. Just make it in the mixer and put some on the pie/custard. Bring it over the top..very good..favorite at all the holidays and then some..