Apple Custard Pie

Posted by PAH 05-18-99 6:24 PM

Apple Custard Pie
Source: Southern Living This pie earned a $20 award for PAH; published,April, 1999

1 Refrigerated Pie Crust
1/4 c. Butter or Margarine (no substitutions)
2 C. Sliced Apples
1/2 C. Sugar
1/2 t. Cinnamon
1/4 C. Butter or Margarine (no substitutions)
1 C. Sugar
4 Eggs
2 T. Flour
1 t. Vanilla
3/4 C. Buttermilk
3 T. Butter or Margarine (no substitutions)
1/4 C. Sugar
1/4C. Brown Sugar, packed
1/2 C. Flour
1/4 t. Cinnamon
Whipped Cream or whipped topping

Preheat oven to 325, or 300 if using a glass pie plate.

Bring pie crust to room temperature as directed on package. Unfold crust onto 9" pie plate. Flute edges.

Melt first 1/4 cup butter in skillet. Add apples and 1/2 cup sugar and cook for about 3 minutes until apples are tender. Set aside to cool.

In mixer bowl cream together next 1/4 c. butter and sugar. Add eggs, one ata time. Mix in flour, vanilla and buttermilk.

Place apple mixture in prepared crust. Pour egg mixture over top. Bake for 30 minutes.

While pie is baking, prepare streusel topping. Mix together 3 Tbsp butter,sugar, brown sugar, flour and cinnamon until crumbly.

After pie has baked for 30 minutes, sprinkle streusel topping over top of pie and return to oven for additional 30 minutes or until knife inserted incenter comes out clean. Cool for 1-2 hours. Serve with whipped cream or topping.

Makes 8 servings.

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