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Almond-Fudge Custard Pie

Rich chocolate and a hint of almond team up in this creamy pie from field editor Marie Hattrup, Sparks, Nevada
  • Total Time
    Prep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min. + cooling
  • Makes
    6-8 servings

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1-1/2 cups half-and-half cream
  • 3/4 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked
  • Whipped cream
  • Toasted sliced almonds

Directions

  • In a small bowl, combine the sugar, cocoa and salt. In another bowl, whisk the eggs, cream and extract just until combined. Stir into dry ingredients until blended. Carefully pour into pastry shell.
  • Bake at 350° for 30-35 minutes or until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool on a wire rack.
  • Garnish with whipped cream and almonds. Store in the refrigerator.
Nutrition Facts
1 slice: 293 calories, 14g fat (7g saturated fat), 107mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 35g carbohydrate (21g sugars, 1g fiber), 6g protein.

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