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

Wine Pairings

Sweet White Wine

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