I’m having a serious issue with Cinnamon pie of late. I’m not 100% sure how it happened but I’ve been craving it for the past few weeks. In case you missed it, last Friday I had a booze inspired moment and made one.
Like most pies, this one isn’t all that great for you. But I ignore that because, well. PIE. I love pie.
I was initially inspired to make pie after watching the Psych episode, Dual Spires, and have loved the custardy pie ever since. Find below the recipe that I have found works best.
Serves 8, Weight Watchers Points per serving 8.
- 1 1/2 c milk (if you use less than whole milk it doesn’t change the point value I don’t know why.)
- 1 egg, beaten intensely
- 2 tbsp butter, melted down
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 c white sugar
- 2 tbsp all purpose flour
- 1 tbsp cinnamon, plus extra for dusting (OK, I will admit here that I’m heavy handed with the cinnamon, you can decrease to 1 tsp, but not much less.)
- 1 pinch salt
- 1 pre-made pie crust
- Preheat the oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit
- Mix together the dry ingredients.
- Add in the butter and vanilla, mix well.
- Add in about 1/2 cup of the milk to start and once the mixture is more liquid than solid, add in the rest.
- Roll out the pie crust and put it into a glass pie pan. Make pretty decorations with the crust on the outside.
- Put the liquid into the crust. Sprinkle the extra cinnamon onto the crust and top of the pie for extra cinnamony flavors.
- By this point your oven should be heated! Put the pie in and cook for 15 minutes then decrease the heat to 375 and cook for another 45 minutes.
- Once its finished, take it out. IT WILL STILL LOOK LIQUIDY DON’T WORRY. It’s a custard base pie, so until it’s totally cool it’s likely to still look liquidy in the center. It’ll take around 20 minutes for it to cool and then you can put it into the fridge to set completely, or you can it eat then.
- Enjoy by itself or with whipped cream or ice cream. (I eat it straight out of the pan on a knife. I walk on the wild side for pie.)
Let me know if you try it and what you think!