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Almond-Fudge Custard Pie Recipe

Almond-Fudge Custard Pie Recipe

Rich chocolate and a hint of almond team up in this creamy pie from field editor Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling YIELD:6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • Whipped cream
  • Toasted sliced almonds

Directions

  • 1. In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cocoa and salt. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, cream and extract just until combined. Stir into dry ingredients until blended. Carefully pour into pastry shell.
  • 2. Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • 3. Garnish with whipped cream and almonds. Store in the refrigerator. Yield: 6-8 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1 slice: 293 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein .

Reviews for Almond-Fudge Custard Pie

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memec910
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2011

"Do you bake the crust before the custard is poured in ? The recipe calls for the crust (baked)?"

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tjbgrebs
Reviewed Dec. 22, 2010

"A chocolate lovers dream pie......so rich and loaded with flavor. I added about a 1/2 cup of slivered almonds to the custard."

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hal47
Reviewed Nov. 9, 2009

"This baked up just fine for me and tasted wonderful. Made as recipe was written . Will make over and over. Thanks"

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jonnat1126
Reviewed Apr. 14, 2008

"what would make this pie not bake in the oven?"

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Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

Enjoy this recipe with a sweet white wine such as Moscato or a sweet Riesling.