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Anna's Custard Pie Recipe

Anna's Custard Pie

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"This was my German grandmother's recipe."

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Original recipe makes 1 - 9 inch pie Change Servings


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  2. In a mixing bowl, blend together the milk, flour, sugar, vanilla and eggs.
  3. Pour into pie shell, sprinkle with nutmeg and bake at 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) for 15 minutes or until set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jan 08, 2003

This was the first custard pie I'd ever made. I took it for Christmas dinner and it was quite the hit! I do think that maybe something that could use to be noted is that the cook time was longer than on the recipe page. It took me about 35 minutes to get it to set, at 400F. I was using a gas stove, which may have been the reason. Regardless, it was a very tasty dessert!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Dec 10, 2002

I found that from past experience that if you scald the milk instead of using it cold, it will set the pie quicker. I scalded the milk and it took 25 minutes to bake. It was good but tasted somewhat flat.


24 Ratings

Nov 29, 2005

Perfect custard pie. It got the five- star rating from my husband, who grew up in Massachusetts where these pies are very traditional. Excellent.

Dec 10, 2002

This was the first custard I've ever made, and my hubby and baby loved it!

Dec 22, 2005

I thought this was good. It did, however, take forEVER to set and I ended up baking it for about an hour!! I used a graham cracker crust. We had it on Thanksgiving and everyone seemed to enjoy it as a nice change from the usual. My sister said it tasted like quiche and that she would have a leftover piece for breakfast the next morning! :-P

Aug 15, 2012

I scaled this recipe down to half and made in a small springform pan. I used Chef John's pie crust recipe (excellent). I had to bake it for about 40 minutes though. 15 minutes is definitely not enough. I LOVE the flavor. It was very easy to do. It's almost like eating flan without the caramel and inside a pastry crust :o) Will make again

Nov 28, 2008

Pie tasted great, was easy and had a great texture. It took about 35 minutes to set for me. I like a little more spice so think I will add a smidge more nutmeg and some cinnamon. Thanks for theecipe.

Feb 12, 2007

it takes closer to 45 minutes to cook, not 15.


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  • Calories
  • 234 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 26.7 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol
  • 98 mg
  • 33%
  • Fat
  • 11.2 g
  • 17%
  • Fiber
  • 0.9 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Sodium
  • 177 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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