Brulee Custard Pie

Brulee Custard Pie

wWC8Or7113c213336323735333GqgdhtHS_1346364752

Unbaked pie crust for 9 inch pie plate

Line pie plate and set aside in Refrigerator while preparing filling

Filling

Combine in a large bowl

8 egg yolks

2/3 cups sugar

1/2 tsp salt

1/4 tsp nutmeg

1 vanilla pod , seeds scraped out into bowl

2 2/3 cups Half and half or cream

1 tsp vanilla

Preheat oven to 450 , Bake pie for 15 minutes then reduce heat to 350 to finish pie with remaining time.

Mix well until combined. Pour into prepared crust. Place on baking sheet and bake for 30-35 minutes just until knife inserted into the side of custard comes out clean. The pie will still look a bit soft but will set as it cools.

Once pie has cooled, prior to serving sprinkle top of pie with extra fine sugar and with a torch brulee(caramelize) the top of pie. Cut with very hot knife or brulee each slice individually.

2 thoughts on “Brulee Custard Pie

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s