Jeff Davis Pie

  • Yield 8 servings

Ingredients

2 cups Sugar
1/2 cup Butter (LESS 1-1/2 Tablespoons)
1 tablespoon Vanilla
4 Eggs
1 tablespoon Flour
1/4 teaspoon Salt
1 cup Milk

Instructions

  1. Cream together 2 cups sugar and ½ cup (minus 1-1/2 tablespoons) butter.  Add to creamed mixture 1 tablespoon flour, ¼ teaspoon salt, 1 Tablespoon vanilla, and mix well.  Add 4 egg yolks, one at a time, mixing after each, then slowly stir in 1 cup milk.
  2. Bake in preheated 450 oven for 10 minutes, then reduce heat to 350, baking for 40-45 minutes, just until knife inserted in center comes out clean.  DO NOT allow to overbake.  Crust edges may need protecting after first 30 minutes.

*VARIATION:  1 ounce melted unsweetened chocolate may be added after eggs and before milk.

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