- 4 cups milk
- 1 cup sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- 5 egg yolks (reserve egg whites for meringue)
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
In a double boiler heat 4 cups milk.
Combine sugar, salt, cornstarch and egg yolks. Add a little milk to sugar mixture and stir. Add to heated milk and cook until thickened. Add 1 teaspoon vanilla. Remove from heat and pour into a baked pie shell.