Grandma T's Pineapple Cream Pie Recipe
Grandma's secret recipe for pineapple cream pie is sure to become one of your family's treasured recipes.
This is essentially the same recipe that has been passed down in my family however our process is a little different. First, we mix the flour sugar salt and milk together and use ONLY flour (don't substitute cornstarch due to the pineapple reaction preventing thickening sometimes). When cooked and thickening, add the DRAINED pineapple till bubbling custard, THEN temper the beaten eggs with a little of the hot custard added to bowl of eggs, mixed, THEN put the tempered eggs into the pan of custard stirring well. Suggest a thick wooded spoon for this job. When fairly thick...take off heat...add cold butter...and vanilla and beat with spoon till glossy and well mixed in same pot. It will be a thick pudding like. Pour into prebaked pie shell (regular 9 in). Cover with meringue if you wish. Otherwise...a piece of buttered WAX paper will sit nicely on top OF THE CUSTARD, touching the surface, after a few minute of cooling. If put on too soon, condensation may occur...if wait till cool...then a skin may fo
My grandmother use to make a pie like this for my mom's birthday. They are both gone and I wanted to try my hand at it. The recipe was easy and turned out as good as I remember.
4 1/2 stars. Grandmas recipe has been replaced! Hers added vanilla after cooking but you taste the pineapple more without adding it.
This pie is divine! I loved it more than coconut cream pie...and that was my favorite pie! I plan on making this again for Sunday dinner. Big hit and very easy to prepare.
It was wonderful. Second time, added some coconut.
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For this luscious pie, crushed pineapple, vanilla pudding mix, sour cream and sugar are stirred together and poured into a prepared crust. Chill for a few hours and decorate with candied ginger and whipped cream.