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This is a Pennsylvania Dutch recipe and homey as it gets!
This is extreme comfort food. It isn't fancy, just creamy, rich, yumminess. If someone you know is feeling down, just give 'em a big ol' slice of this and make 'em feel better!

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  • Step 1

    First make your Never Fail pie crust
    3 cups flour
    1 tsp. salt
    1 1/4 cup vegetable shortening
    1 egg, beaten
    1/3 cup cold water
    1 tbs. vinegar
    Mix the flour and salt. Cut in the shortening. Combine remaining ingredients and stir into shortening mixture. Let stand a few minutes. Roll out the dough on a floured surface to desired thickness. (This makes 3-4 pie shells)

  • Step 2

    The Filling
    11/3 cup sugar
    2 tsp.flour
    1/2 tsp salt
    3 eggs
    3 cups milk
    1/4 tsp. nutmeg
    1 9" pie shell

    Combine sugar, flur, and salt with eggs and mix until smooth. Heat milk to boiling point. Add 1 cup hot milk to egg mixture slowly and then pour in remaining hot milk. Pour into unbaked pie shell. Dot with butter Sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake at 350* for 40-45 minutes. For variations you can sprinkle with cinnamon too or spread some coconut on top. You can also add a tsp. of vanilla if you want to.

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ElmoGeval · Nederland, Colorado, US · 1 project
looks very jummy Happy might try it someday
It's not very diet-friendly is it xD oww well, who cares if it tastes great Happy

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