The peaches are peeled, sliced, arranged in a prepared pie shell, and covered with a lovely egg custard that 's whipped up from milk, sugar, vanilla, and a bit of flour. The oven does the rest. An hour later, the pie emerges perfectly set and ready for a
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 (9 inch) pie shell
- 4 eggs
- 1/2 cup white sugar
- 2 cups milk
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 4 fresh peaches - pitted, skinned, and sliced
Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl, beat eggs and sugar together. Stir in milk and vanilla.
Arrange peach slices in bottom of pastry-lined pie pan. Pour custard mixture over peaches.
Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) and bake an additional 45 minutes, until custard is set and toothpick inserted in center comes out clean.