Custard and Cream Pie Recipes

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Cheryl's Lemon Chess Pie

A true Southern favorite, this is a wonderful chess pie with the tart taste of lemon. My great grandmother gave me this recipe and I make it every year for the holidays. This pie must be refrigerated.

Amanda's Espresso Chocolate Pie

This espresso chocolate pie is my own creation, I modeled it after a pie recipe I found in a magazine. That recipe used lots of pre-packaged items, I wanted something more homemade. We loved this pie, it was so fabulous! Lots of chocolate and coffee flavor.

Chef John's Buttermilk Pie

Rating: 4.45 stars
Not only is this buttermilk pie easy to make and beautiful to look at, it's also bursting with the kind of bright, tangy flavor that no other custard-style pie can touch. This is sort of like a vanilla custard, meets lemon meringue pie, meets very light cheesecake. Except better.

Lemon Icebox Pie III

Rating: 4.5 stars
A family favorite when a no-bake, fast pie is needed. (And family members too small to use the oven can make dessert!) Very pretty when garnished with whipped cream and mint leaves.

Raspberry Chiffon Pie II

Rating: 4.69 stars
Fluffy, creamy, and tart, this is a wonderful and unusual pie.

Mum-Mum's Butterscotch Pie

Rating: 5 stars
This recipe is based on my grandma's butterscotch pie. I loved this pie so much I requested it instead of cake on my birthday! I've come up with this recipe using her handwritten ingredient list, various recipes and tips from the Internet, and trial and error.

Fudgy Chocolate Cream Pie

Rating: 4.55 stars
This recipe is a family favorite because it is so fudgy and rich-tasting, and at the same time it is also very easy to make.

Award Winning Peaches and Cream Pie

Rating: 4.51 stars
I am always asked for the recipe when I take this anywhere. Plus I won 5 blue ribbons and Best Pie of Show for this pie. It's a great pie.

Grandma's Lemon Meringue Pie

Rating: 4.63 stars
This is a very fun recipe to follow, because Grandma makes it sweet and simple. This pie is thickened with cornstarch and flour in addition to egg yolks, and contains no milk.

Key Lime Pie VII

Rating: 4.8 stars
This recipe uses condensed milk and sour cream. Fabulously easy. . . a summertime favorite! If you have time, a homemade graham cracker crust is better! Garnish with whipped cream and thin slices of lime if you like.

Old Fashioned Coconut Cream Pie

Rating: 4.67 stars
This is a tried-and-true, old-fashioned coconut cream pie. Took many years of searching and baking to find the right one and this is it! Enjoy!

Portuguese Custard Tarts (Pasteis de Nata)

Rating: 4.85 stars
This slightly streamlined recipe for the world-famous pasteis de nata, or Portuguese custard tarts, uses just few basic ingredients but requires numerous steps and a certain amount of finesse. The results are so worth it, though, you'll want to make a double batch. The extra moisture inside the sticky dough, activated by a very hot oven, creates the signature flaky, buttery, crispy crust, which encases a custard subtly scented with lemon, cinnamon, and vanilla.

Inspiration and Ideas

Banana Cream Pie I

"This is one of my new favorites! So easy to make, and so rewarding!" – Elise W

Death by Chocolate Mousse

"[Made for guests] who were gluten-free. They were thrilled." – stellarcook368

My Grandma's Shoo-Fly Pie

Rating: 3.9 stars

Classic Pennsylvania Dutch recipe. Grandma's loving attention not included!