Vanilla Cream Pie

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  • Total Time: 4 hrs 30 mins
  • Hands-on Time: 0 hrs 20 mins
  • Makes: 6-8 servings

A cool, refreshing treat that's perfect for any occasion

Ingredients

  • 1 cup graham cracker crumbs

  • 2 teaspoons Frontier Co-op Cane sugar

  • 1/4 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Korintje Cinnamon

  • 1/8 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Nutmeg

  • 6 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted

  • 2 cups 2% milk

  • 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten

  • 1/2 cup Frontier Co-op Cane sugar

  • 1/4 cup Frontier Co-op Cornstarch

  • 1/2 teaspoon Frontier Co-op Vanilla Extract

  • 1 tablespoon butter

Directions

    For the crust

    1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

    2. In an 8-inch pie pan, stir together graham cracker crumbs, sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg until uniformly mixed. Add melted butter. Use a fork to evenly combine, then press into pan to form crust. Bake for about 10 minutes.

    For the filling

    1. In a medium-sized saucepan, combine milk and egg yolks. Add sugar and cornstarch, and stir until dissolved. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly.

    2. Once mixture begins to boil, cook and stir for another minute.

    3. Remove from heat. Add butter and vanilla. Stir until butter is melted. Pour into prepared crust. Refrigerate for at least 4 hours before serving.

    Garnish with whipped cream and fresh berries.

    For extra vanilla flavor, add an additional 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract.

    For Coconut Cream Pie Add 1 cup flaked coconut after adding butter and vanilla. (For extra coconut flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon coconut flavor.)For Banana Cream Pie Add 1 to 2 sliced bananas after adding butter and vanilla. (For extra banana flavor, add 1/4 teaspoon banana flavor.)

     

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