Custard Pie Recipe
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Custard Pie Recipe

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“My daughter CJ baked a pear pie for us once and I've made it several times since then. We like it so much that I contribute it to bake sales!” Barbara Rea - Glenshaw, Pennsylvania
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 10 min. Bake: 45 min. + chilling
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1 sheet refrigerated pie pastry
  • 3 medium ripe pears, peeled and thinly sliced
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 large eggs, lightly beaten
  • 1 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Nutritional Facts

1 piece: 518 calories, 26g fat (14g saturated fat), 132mg cholesterol, 173mg sodium, 69g carbohydrate (43g sugars, 3g fiber), 5g protein.


  1. Unroll pastry into a 9-in. pie plate; flute edges. Place pears in pastry. In a small bowl, combine sugar and flour. Stir in the eggs, cream and vanilla. Pour over pears.
  2. Bake at 375° for 45-50 minutes or until a knife inserted near the center comes out clean.
  3. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Pear Custard Pie in Simple & Delicious January/February 2009, p55

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Anne519 User ID: 1404353 170959
Reviewed Sep. 16, 2012

"A new family favorite!"

blondiehlv1210 User ID: 2219121 105521
Reviewed Sep. 26, 2010

"Love this pie! So Yummy so simple only a few things needed! Be careful that you do not under cook or over cook this pie! Either of these will ruin it! This pie you defiantly have to babysit the last minutes of baking! If you do not like to watch things and really be cautious to them do not make this pie then! But other than that the pie is super amazing if you are a master or can master the babysitting aspect hahaha"

Punkyjoe81 User ID: 3773046 208961
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2009

"I really enjoyed this pie - it was so quick and easy to make and you can really taste the pears. Next time I may spice it up by adding some cinnamon to the custard."

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