Vanilla Custard Pie

Prep Time
Cook Time
1h 10m
Ready In

Recipe: #36362

January 25, 2021

"Another one the DH wants me to save to cook at a later date. This reminds me of a vanilla slice in pie form."

Original is 10 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (242.2 g)
  • Calories 634.6
  • Total Fat - 37.5 g
  • Saturated Fat - 16.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 573.1 mg
  • Sodium - 356.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 62.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 4.2 g
  • Sugars - 26.7 g
  • Protein - 14.3 g
  • Calcium - 136.8 mg
  • Iron - 2.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 6.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Preheat oven to 220°C/425°F and grease 24cm round springform tin and line oven trays with baking paper.

Step 2

Place pastry sheets on oven trays; brush with a little water and sprinkle evenly with sifted icing sugar.

Step 3

Sprinkle one pastry sheet with nuts and bake about 15 minutes or until browned lightly and then gently flatten pastry with egg slice and cut each sheet into 24cm rounds and place plain sheet in tin.

Step 4

Meanwhile, combine caster sugar, cornflour and custard powder in medium saucepan and combine cream and milk in large jug and gradually stir milk mixture into sugar mixture, until smooth.

Step 5

Halve vanilla bean lengthways, scrape seeds into pan; add butter and bring to the boil over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils and thickens and simmer for 3 minutes, stirring constantly.

Step 6

Remove from heat; stir in egg yolks and spread mixture over pastry in tin and top with remaining pastry round, nut-side up and refrigerate 2 hours or until firm.

Step 7

Serve dusted with a little extra sifted icing sugar.


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