Indulge in a classic dessert with this delicious custard pie recipe. With a smooth and creamy custard filling encased in a buttery pie crust, this dessert is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at any gathering. Whether you’re serving it for a special occasion or just for a sweet treat, this custard pie is sure to satisfy your cravings.

Preparation time: 20 minutes | Cooking Time: 45 minutes | Total Time: 1 hour and 5 minutes | Serves: 8


  • 1 9-inch pie crust, unbaked
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a large mixing bowl, combine sugar, flour, and salt.
  3. Add beaten eggs and mix well.
  4. Stir in milk and vanilla extract until smooth.
  5. Pour the custard mixture into the unbaked pie crust.
  6. Sprinkle nutmeg on top of the custard.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes, then reduce the heat to 350°F (180°C) and bake for an additional 35 minutes or until the custard is set.
  8. Remove from the oven and let cool before serving.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 280 || Total Fat: 10g || Cholesterol: 80mg || Sodium: 190mg || Total Carbohydrates: 42g || Protein: 6g

What I Love About This Recipe?

  1. The creamy and smooth texture of the custard is simply irresistible.
  2. The hint of nutmeg adds a warm and comforting flavor to the pie.
  3. The simple ingredients make it easy to whip up this dessert anytime.
  4. It’s a classic recipe that never fails to impress guests.
  5. The buttery pie crust perfectly complements the rich custard filling.

What To Avoid While Making this Recipe?

  1. Avoid overmixing the custard filling to prevent a tough texture.
  2. Avoid baking the pie at too high of a temperature, as it can cause the custard to curdle.
  3. Avoid cutting into the pie too soon after baking, as the custard needs time to set properly.
  4. Avoid using low-fat milk, as it may affect the richness of the custard.
  5. Avoid skipping the nutmeg garnish, as it adds a delicious flavor dimension to the pie.

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