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Vanilla Bavarian Cream Pie

Rated as 4.62 out of 5 Stars

"This pie is a delicate taste treat delight! Also good served with sliced strawberries."
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Ingredients

servings 421 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie)

Directions

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  1. Soften gelatin in cold water. Scald the milk.
  2. In a mixing bowl, mix together sugar and cornstarch. Add eggs and mix thoroughly. Add milk and softened gelatin, stirring constantly.
  3. Cook custard in double boiler over hot water until it thickens and coats spoon. Remove from heat. Add ice cream while custard is hot. Cool thoroughly.
  4. Add vanilla. Whip the cream, and fold 1 1/2 cups into cooled custard. Pour filling into pie shell, and refrigerate until set. Garnish with remaining whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 421 calories; 30.7 g fat; 30.8 g carbohydrates; 6.6 g protein; 137 mg cholesterol; 174 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I loved this pie, as did my husband. Don't be intimidated by it- 8 tablespoons is really just half a cup, so 9 is half a cup plus 1 TBS. As for the double boiler method, I always use a makeshift...

Most helpful critical review

This was fabulous, right up until I folded in the whipped cream which killed the flavor. It ended up tasting the same as if you'd just taken a swig of cream right out of the carton. I notice tha...

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I loved this pie, as did my husband. Don't be intimidated by it- 8 tablespoons is really just half a cup, so 9 is half a cup plus 1 TBS. As for the double boiler method, I always use a makeshift...

Outstanding vanilla cream pie! Perfect texture, it was down right silky! I cheated and put it in a chocolate crust....OH MY GOODNESS!!! This would be incredible with anything on it, I think an...

I used this recipe as the base for a coconut cream pie. I used coconut milk instead of regular milk and folded in coconut. It was so much lighter than a traditional cream pie. Everyone loved it.

This was like "no fail" custard, I add fresh bananas to the custard ,then topped with fresh whipped cream and chocolate shavings ,and added fresh raspberry garnish. It won my family baking cont...

This was fabulous, right up until I folded in the whipped cream which killed the flavor. It ended up tasting the same as if you'd just taken a swig of cream right out of the carton. I notice tha...

This pie needs to be discovered by other users! I made this two year ago and we absolutely loved it. I finally dug the recipe out again to make for Easter. My husband, who doesn't go for vani...

I won't use quite as much gelatin next time. It was too "set" for me, maybe use 1 pkg next time. Other than that it was delicious. Made one also with and bananas to my boyfriend's half and c...