Mae Dawson's Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 3 hr 50 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Inactive: 3 hr
  • Cook: 40 min
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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1 1/3 cups sugar

1/2 cup all-purpose flour, unsifted

1/2 pint (1 cup) whipping cream

3/4 cup milk

1 (9-inch) unbaked pie shell

2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces

Pinch nutmeg


  1. Preheat oven to 450 degrees F.
  2. Combine sugar, flour, cream, and milk in a mixing bowl. Pour into pie shell. Dot butter bits all around top of pie. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake for approximately 10 minutes, and then reduce the heat to 350 degrees F and cook for approximately 30 more minutes. Cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until chilled. Serve chilled.
  3. Cook's Note: If using a glass baking dish, lower oven temperature by 25 degrees F.