Dad's Sugar Cream Pie

Dad's Sugar Cream Pie


"This is my grandmother's recipe from the early 1900s and was a favorite of my dad's. I think of them both whenever I make it!"
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3 h 20 m servings 401 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 401 kcal
  • 20%
  • Fat:
  • 20.1 g
  • 31%
  • Carbs:
  • 52.5g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 3.8 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 252 mg
  • 10%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Combine milk, sugar, and butter together in a 2-quart saucepan over medium-high heat; cook and stir until butter melts, 3 to 5 minutes. Pour about 1 cup milk mixture into a bowl and whisk cornstarch into mixture until smooth. Pour milk-cornstarch mixture back into the saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, over medium heat until thickened, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Pour milk mixture into the pie crust and sprinkle with nutmeg. Refrigerate pie until firm, about 3 hours.

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Super easy to make and it doesn't call for a lot of ingredients. This is a very unique recipe. I made mine with half and half instead of milk for a creamyer texture. It was delicious my whole...

This recipe came out great. I made two pies and used hazelnut creamer and milk. Very creamy but not runny. It set up nicely in the fridge. Now my wife says I have to make it for her from now on ...

This was amazing! Can't wait to make again and try adding different flavors. I made with half/half, it was creamy goodness!!!!

This was very good. I used half and half instead of milk. Although I think if I made it again I would add a smidge of allspice in the mix and use a little less cornstarch as it was a bit too fir...

Loved it! Never had this pie before but looked interesting. It's like rice pudding with out the rice. But I added a pinch of cinnamon to the milk and sprinkled the pie with nutmeg and cinnamon. ...

Oh wow this pie melted in my mouth! It had a creamy custard like texture, but oh my goodness I will surely make it again!

Really a lovely pie. Easy to make and nice taste. I have never had anything like this before. Not rich but a nice creamy texture. Going to try a graham cracker crust next time or cookie crust...

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