My Momma's Homemade Egg Pies Recipe

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My Momma's Homemade Egg Pies

Judy Steward

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@outinthecountry

This is my moms recipe. She's not with us anymore but when I make these it's like she's still here.


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Serves:

12 to 14

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

2
refrigerated pie crust
2 large
cans evaporated milk(plus enough milk to make 4 cups)
8
eggs (whites, and yokes divided)
2 c
sugar(plus 1/4 cup for egg whites)
4
heaping tablespoons flour
2 Tbsp
butter
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
corn syrup, light

Directions Step-By-Step

1
following directions; bake pie crust. set aside
2
In 2 medium bowls seperate the eggs and set aside the egg whites for later.
3
on medium heat in heavy medium sauce pan, add milk, 1 1/2 cups of the sugar, bring to a simmer, until it starts to heat, stirring to keep from scorching. remove from heat
4
to the egg yokes add the rest of the sugar, and flour and a little water just enough to make it easy to mix, mixing well. To temper the yokes while stiring add 1 cup of the heated milk mixture, mixing well
5
return sauce pan to heat, while stirring add egg yoke mixture to milk, and sugar mixture mixing contentiously cooking until it thickens. about 5 to 10 minutes, remove from heat and add butter, and vanilla. mix well divide between the 2 pie crust.
6
beat the egg whites until firm peaks form, and add 1/4 cup sugar, and 2 tablespoons corn syrup, beating to mix well. divide between pies. put pies under broiler until browned on top. cool for about 30 minutes before serving

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Puddings
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #pies, #custard