LEMON CUSTARD PIE

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

This is my first attempt at a custard pie.
Granny made them all the time...From her hand written recipe I tweaked it, with less sugar and added lemon juice for a tart taste. Hers was always way to sweet for me.
I baked this on 7/2/12..today 7/4/12 it dissappeared!
Just went poof!
right before my own eyes!
and I live alone!!...LOL


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
frozen pie crust...thawed... or make your own recipe.
4 medium
eggs...beaten
1/4 c
brown sugar
1/4 c
white sugar
1/4 tsp
salt
1-1/2 tsp
lemon juice
2 c
scalded milk
1 Tbsp
corn starch
1 tsp
ground nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 375.
Prepare 9 inch pie pan with crust.
I prick the crust all over with a fork, bottom and sides.
Bake crust for five minutes.
Remove...set aside.
2
In a bowl mix together sugars,& salt.
Scald milk, remove from stove. Beat together corn starch, lemon juice,and beaten eggs .
Beat well in to the hot milk.
I cooked all for a couple minutes on the stove...stirring all the time., to start the setting process.
****Optional...you can add a couple drops of yellow food coloring..to your liking. Only for color.
MIX in well....
3
Pour into the crust..
Sprinkle top with nutmeg.
Place on center rack.
I put a sheet of aluminum foil on the rack under the pie...incase of drips!
Bake for abour 50-60 minutes...
When half way baked..carefully cover edges with aluminum foil.....so they do not get to brown...like mine did!!
Test with a knife.
edge of pie will thicken first...center will be almost set.
Remove to a rack to cool.
Refrigerate till serving time.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #lemon, #custard, #Grannys