This old-fashioned, classic Southern custard pie will leave your taste buds begging for seconds!
Prep Time5 minutesmins
Cook Time1 hourhr15 minutesmins
Total Time1 hourhr20 minutesmins
Keyword: Custard Pie, custard pie recipe, egg custard pie
1unbaked pie crust
6large eggsroom temperature
3cupswhole milkroom temperature
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Lightly spray a 9½-inch pie pan with nonstick spray.
Place unbaked pie crust in pie pan, pressing dough against the sides of the pie pan.
Whisk together sugar, eggs, ¼ teaspoon nutmeg, and vanilla for 2 minutes. Add milk and whisk for another 3 minutes until smooth.
Pour mixture into pie shell.
Sprinkle the remaining ⅛ teaspoon nutmeg lightly on top of the custard.
Bake for 1 hour and 15 minutes or until set.
Slice and serve.
Using room-temperature eggs and milk help with even cooking.
You’ll be able to tell when it’s done by doing a simple jiggle test. Try gently shaking the pie pan, and if the center of the pie jiggles slightly, it’s done!
This pie tastes and cuts best when chilled.
The eggs and milk should be at room temperature before baking. You’ll be able to tell when it’s done by doing a simple jiggle test.Try gently shaking the pie pan, and if the center of the pie jiggles slightly, it’s done!