≡   Categories
Grandma's Egg Custard Pie

1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shells, deep dish
3 eggs, beaten
34 cup white sugar
14 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 egg white
2 12 cups scalded whole milk
14 teaspoon ground nutmeg
3 drops yellow food coloring (optional)


Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Mix together eggs, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Stir well. Blend in the scalded milk. For more yellow color, add a few drops yellow food coloring. Brush inside bottom and sides of pie crust with egg white to help prevent a soggy crust. Pour custard mixture into piecrust. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake for 40 to 50 minutes or until a knife inserted near center comes out clean. (Please adjust according to your oven) Cool on rack.

Source: www.food.com