Vanilla Cream Pie Recipe

Vanilla Cream Pie
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Health IndexAverageServings2


 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Cornstarch1 Tablespoon
 Salt1 Dash
 Milk2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Egg yolk1 , slightly beaten
 Butter/Margarine1 Tablespoon
 Vanilla1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Baked pastry shell2 (5 Inch)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1385 Calories from Fat 93

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 88 g135.5%

Saturated Fat 6 g29.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 116.2 mg

Sodium 95.9 mg4%

Total Carbohydrates 139 g46.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.07 g0.27%

Sugars 29.1 g

Protein 20 g39.7%

Vitamin A 7.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.7% Iron 1.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt; gradually stir in milk.
Cook and stir till mixture thickens and boils; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
Remove from heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolk.
Return to hot mixture; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla.
Pour into pastry shells.
For Meringue: Beat 1 egg white with dash cream of tartar and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla to soft peaks.
Gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Spread atop pies, sealing to edges of pastry.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 10 to 12 minutes or till meringue is golden.