Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Rhubarb Custard Pie Recipe

Rhubarb Custard Pie 
An Old Fashioned Springtime Favorite
by Gazaboo


Each spring we eagerly await our fresh garden rhubarb to make this delicious old fashioned favorite. Rhubarb is one of the early garden crops and marks the new growing season and the bounty to come. This is my mother's recipe for Rhubarb Custard Pie that is sure to become your family's new old fashioned springtime favorite.

Ingredients
1 pastry for 9 inch (23cm) two-crust pie
4 cups (1 L) fresh rhubarb cut into ½ inch (1 cm) pieces
2 eggs
1 tablespoon (15 mL) milk
2/3 cup (150 mL) all-purpose flour
1 ½ cups (350 mL) granulated sugar
1 tablespoon (15 mL) butter

Instructions
1.Preheat oven to 425ºF (220ºC).
Roll out pastry for bottom crust, and place in a 9 inch (23 cm) pie dish. Place rhubarb in crust.

2.In large bowl, beat together eggs, milk, flour and sugar until smooth and creamy.
Pour evenly over the rhubarb. Dot with butter.

3. Roll out remaining pastry and cut into strips ½ inch (1 cm) wide.
Weave strips over filling to form a lattice top. Gently press edges to bottom crust and flute.

4. Bake at 425°F (220ºC) for 10 minutes, then reduce oven to 400ºF (200ºC) and continue
baking 40 to 45 minutes more.


14 comments:

ReconGirl said...

This not only makes my mouth water, but reminds me so much of my Grandma who made so many things with Rhubarb. She grew it beside her barn and I looked forward to it every year!

gazaboo said...

Elise ~ You transformed this lovely old recipe into a fabulous blog post. Soon to become everyone's spring favor! Enjoy!

HilltopTimes said...

Rhubarb. Even the name sounds old fashioned. Lovely recipe, lovely finds. A perfect summer post! Thank you, Gaz! Thank you, Elise!

Anathalia said...

Oh my, this looks so good!

Whimzy Thyme said...

Yum - that pie looks amazing! Love homemade pie.

Jen said...

Awesome post, Elise! Yum is right!

Gail said...

oh yum!

I've been craving rhubarb! I have a huge plant in my back yard that was once part of a plant that my grandparents started. Off to the kitchen!

Story Tellers Vintage said...

Mmmm...this sounds delicious...I'll have to try it very soon! Thanks Gazaboo for sharing!

Kathi said...

putting this directly into my recipe file! can't wait to try it, thanks for sharing.

Teresa @ good-grace said...

oh wow!! This sounds soooo wonderful...!
I just asked my parents if I could "take" a section of their rhubarb plant to plant in my backyard -- can't wait to have some of this good stuff just outside my back door. Thanks for the recipe!!

Niftic Vintage said...

YUMMM is right! Delicious finds as well big G!

Julia said...

Oh my, this whole post is good enough to eat!! Thanks for sharing!

Egle said...

Amazing post with great finds!

Wicked Darling said...

Gaz, can't wait to try this! Looks so yummy!!! Thanks for sharing!! :)

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