Pear Custard Pie

By Grace Verage

From Martha Stewart

  • Prep Time15 minutes
  • Total Time1 hour
  • YieldServes 6

Ingredients

  • 3 Comice or Bartlett pears, peeled, halved, cored, and sliced
  • 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 large eggs
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Confectioners’ sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees; butter a 9-inch pie dish (I used a 9×9 Pyrex). Peel, halve, and core 3 Comice or Bartlett pears; slice 1/4 inch thick lengthwise. Arrange slices, overlapping slightly, in dish.
  2. In a blender, process 1/4 cup melted unsalted butter, 1/3 cup each granulated sugar and all-purpose flour, 2 teaspoons vanilla extract, 3 large eggs, 3/4 cup milk, and 1/4 teaspoon salt until smooth.
  3. Pour batter over pears; bake until golden and firm to touch, 40 to 45 minutes. Serve warm or at room temperature, dusted with confectioners’ sugar.
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1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. swaladies
    Oct 01, 2012 @ 01:33:44

    I made this with coop apples several weeks ago and it was tasty. Thanks! šŸ™‚

    Rosi Burfiend

    Reply

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