Old Fashion Egg Custard

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10 mins
45 mins

Now I understand ya'll "yankies" might not know about egg custard but it is a southern classic. Yum!

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  1. Mix flour and sugar. Beat eggs and add all ingredients. Pour into pie shell. Bake 350 degrees for 45 minute or until center is firm.
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Now I don't know about that yankee statement but I know that anyone who had an abundance of eggs from the henhouse and fresh milk from the cow, this custard was made quite often(I know, I milked the cow)we cut the sugar to 1/2 cup and when it was put in custard cups no flour was used, when put in a pie pan, the flour used. Custard cups were baked in a slow oven with water around them at 300* to 325* We used nutmeg on top. I have used this recipe but cut the sugar. This is a old west recipe too so perhaps some of those southern belles made it out west. Thanks for posting.

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This is how my grandmother made Egg Custard other than making her own crust. She knew I loved it and made it for me when I spent the night with her. I love it and the memories it brings.