Honey Pie

This custardy pie is to die for. It features a buttery, flaky crust with more buttery sweetness in the filling and a strong honey flavor. enhanced by both the vanilla and almond extract.

Honey Pie
Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
1 hrs 20 mins
Additional Time:
2 hrs
Total Time:
3 hrs 40 mins
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 9-inch pie

Ingredients

  • ½ (14.1 ounce) package refrigerated pie crusts, at room temperature

  • ½ cup unsalted butter, melted

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup packed light brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • ¾ teaspoon kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon almond extract

  • cup honey

  • 3 large eggs

  • 1 ½ teaspoons fresh lemon juice

  • 1 ⅓ cups heavy cream, divided

  • 1 teaspoon white sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C) with a rack in the middle of the oven. Place a medium bowl in the freezer to chill.

  2. Fit pie crust dough into a 9-inch pie plate. Fold edges under and crimp as desired. Place a piece of parchment paper onto the pie dough and fill with pie weights.

  3. Bake in the preheated oven until crust is just starting to set, about 18 minutes. Remove pie from oven, and remove parchment with beans from the pie. Set aside to cool slightly while preparing the filling. Reduce oven temperature to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).

  4. Whisk together butter, 1/4 cup white sugar, brown sugar, cornstarch, vanilla, salt, and almond extract in a large bowl. Add honey and whisk until completely smooth. Add eggs, 1 at a time, and whisk until each is completely incorporated before adding the next. Whisk in lemon juice and 2/3 cup heavy cream. Pour filling into pie crust, and place in the middle rack of the oven.

  5. Bake in the preheated oven until browned and set, but still slightly jiggly in the center, about 1 hour, shielding pie with aluminum foil around 25 minutes to keep it from getting too dark. Remove from oven, and transfer to a wire rack to cool completely, about 2 hours. Refrigerate until ready to serve or serve at room temperature.

  6. While pie cools, combine remaining 2/3 cup cream and remaining 1 teaspoon white sugar in the chilled bowl from the freezer. Whisk with a handheld electric mixer or manually with a whisk until soft peaks form and cream has almost doubled in size. Refrigerate until ready to use.

  7. When ready to serve, slice pie and serve with whipped cream.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

527 Calories
36g Fat
50g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 527
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 36g 46%
Saturated Fat 19g 95%
Cholesterol 155mg 52%
Sodium 347mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 50g 18%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 5g
Potassium 99mg 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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