Recipe: Custard Pie

  • 2 cups hot milk 1 egg slightly beaten
  • ½ cup dry cake crumbs 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons sugar Nutmeg

Mix crumbs and milk, let stand for five minutes, and press through a sieve; add sugar, egg, and salt; line a deep plate with paste rolled thin; build up a firm edge of crust, fill with CUSTARD, and dust with nutmeg. Bake about forty minutes. The oven should be hot for the first ten minutes, and then the heat should be reduced.

Better Meals for Less Money, by Mary Green (Year 1909)