It’s just a couple of days before Thanksgiving which means, it’s pie time! This weekend while at the grocery store, I danced in the isles when I saw that eggnog is finally available again!
I love eggnog.
I love pie.
I decided I needed to make an eggnog pie.
I toyed with the idea of custards and cream bases for my “Nog pie”, and then stumbled across something called a “Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie.” After reading recipes provided by Country Living Magazine and Paula Deen, I knew I was in for something rich and creamy… The perfect starting point for my Eggnog pie!
1 cup Heavy Cream
1 cup Eggnog
1/2 cup All-Purpose Flour
1/2 cup Brown Sugar
1/2 cup Granulated Sugar
3 tablespoon Granulated Sugar, for sprinkling
1/2 cup Whole Milk
1 teaspoon Vanilla Extract
1 (9-inch) Pie crust
1 tablespoon Unsalted Butter
1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine heavy cream, eggnog, flour, brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, milk and vanilla.
Fit your pie crust into a 9-inch pie pan and dot the bottom with butter. Pour filling into crust.
Combine cinnamon and remaining 3 tablespoons sugar and sprinkle on top. Bake pie until set and center is firm to touch, about 1 hour. Cool on a wire rack.
Just so you know, this pie is a SNAP to put together. It’s kind of a perfect dessert because you can throw it together and bake it before company comes over and then just let it sit in a cool window or in the fridge to chill while you enjoy dinner. Serve with coffee or hot tea. It’s soooo low maintenance.
And soooo good! The eggnog flavor is subtle, but really tasty. I used a store-bought crust and while it was fine (are store-bought crusts ever more than just fine?), I think next time I make this pie, I will make a graham cracker crust instead- just to have a little more texture in the bottom of the pie.
Samantha Angela says
Wow that sounds amazing!
Mi Padre is indeed a Hoosier and this pie, in its traditional Sugar Cream recipe, is his annual birthday dessert request. Your holiday spin makes it look even more tempting. Happy Thanksgiving!
CasitaMama I was thinking about you and your pa while reading the recipes for the Hoosier Pie! Love you, friend! xoxo
Personalized Sketches and Sentiments says
Yum! I came across your eggnog pie while blog hopping around and yum! (oh yeah, I said that already :o) My hubby and grown kids, actually have an “Egg Nog society” created by them…pretty exclusive members, since those members are comprised by them, one son-in-law and one future son-in-law! :o) Anywhoo….I will have to surprise them with your recipe the next time we all get together.
Blessings & Aloha!
So nice to meet you!