Sugar Cream Pie Ingredients: ⅔ cup sugar ½ teaspoon salt 2½ tablespoons cornstarch 1 tablespoon flour 3 cups whole milk 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten 1 tablespoon butter 1½ teaspoons
Mix sugar, salt, cornstarch, and flour in a saucepan. Gradually stir in the milk. Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil for 1 minute, then remove from heat. Stir a little of the mixture into egg yolks. Next, blend egg yolk mixture into hot mixture in saucepan. Boil 1 minute more, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Blend in butter and vanilla extract. Cool, stirring occasionally.
Pour into baked pie shell. Chill for 2 hours. Top with whipped topping if desired.
This article and recipes by Erica Derr first appeared in the April 2005 issue of Our State.print it