Butterscotch Pie

Total Time:
30 min
Prep:
20 min
Cook:
10 min

Yield:
6 to 8 servings
Level:
Easy

Ingredients
  • 1 1/2 cups brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 4 cups milk
  • 2 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 (9-inch) pre-baked pie shell
  • 1/4 cup butterscotch morsels, plus more for topping
  • Whipped cream, recipe follows
  • Whipped Cream:
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 1/4 cup powdered sugar
Directions
  • In a large saucepan over medium heat, add sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. Slowly add milk, constantly stirring until it thickens.

  • In a separate bowl temper 2 egg yolks by whisking in a small amount of hot mixture to bowl. Whisk in the eggs and add the butter and vanilla. Allow to cook for a few minutes.

  • Pour into a dish and refrigerate, allowing to cool. When ready, fill pie shell with butterscotch mixture.

  • Mix the butterscotch morsels into the whipped cream. Cover pie and garnish with more butterscotch morsels.

Whipped Cream:
  • Using a hand mixer, whip together the heavy cream and sugar until light and fluffy.


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