Old Fashioned Custard Pie

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Ingredients:

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie crust
  • 3 eggs, beaten
  • 3/4 cup white sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg white
  • 2 1/2 cups scalded milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  2. Mix together eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Stir well. Slowly blend in the scalded milk one cup at a time.
  3. Line pie pan with pastry, and brush inside bottom and sides of shell with egg white to help prevent a soggy crust. Pour custard mixture into piecrust. Sprinkle with nutmeg.
  4. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes, or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. Cool on rack.

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