Desserts

Sugar Cream Pie


Posted: May 2

Time: 1 hour 30 minutes

Yield: 8 servings

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Sugar Cream Pie is a sweet, fluffy treat that you'll want to bake on repeat; it's just as enchanting as the name suggestions. The flaky, tender, buttery crust will make indulging a must. The filling– infused with vanilla and cinnamon and with a delightfully creamy texture–causes this dessert to be oh, so dreamy. So grab a fork and a slice; Sugar Cream Pie will make you feel real nice.


Ingredients

dough for a single-crust pie, pre-made or homemade, of your preference
1 cup sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
2 cups milk, 2%
1/2 cup butter, cubed
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Directions

Step 1

On a lightly floured surface, roll the pie crust dough out into a 1/8-inch-thick circle.

Step 2

Transfer the rolled pie crust dough to a 9-inch pie plate.

Step 3

Trim the crust to 1/2-inch beyond the rim of the pie plate and flute the edge.

Step 4

Refrigerate for 30 minutes, uncovered.

Step 5

Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F.

Step 6

Line the un-pricked pie crust with a double layer of foil.

Step 7

Over the foil, fill the pie crust with pie weights, dried beans, or uncooked rice to ensure the pie bakes flat.

Step 8

Bake the pie crust on the lower oven rack until the edge is a light golden-brown, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 9

Carefully remove the foil and weights from the pie crust and bake until the bottom is golden-brown, about 3-6 minutes.

Step 10

Take the pie crust out of the oven and cool on a wire rack.

Step 11

Reduce the oven temperature to 375 degrees F.

Step 12

While the pie crust is cooling, in a large saucepan over medium-high heat, combine the sugar and cornstarch.

Step 13

Stir in the milk until the sugar mixture is smooth.

Step 14

Bring the sugar mixture to a boil.

Step 15

Reduce the heat.

Step 16

Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly, about 2 minutes.

Step 17

Remove the sugar mixture from the heat and stir in the butter and vanilla extract.

Step 18

Pour the filling into the cooled pie crust.

Step 19

Sprinkle the filling with the ground cinnamon.

Step 20

Place the pie in the oven and bake until golden brown, about 15-20 minutes.

Step 21

Take the pie out of the oven and let it cool on a wire rack for about 20 minutes.

Step 22

Refrigerate until the pie is chilled.

Step 23

Slice!


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