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How to make it

  • Bring 3 cups water and sugar to a boil in a saucepan.
  • In a bowl, combine the remaining ingredients with a whisk until smooth.
  • When the sugar syrup has come to a boil and the sugar is completely dissolved, add the milk mixture to the pan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with the whisk until the mixture thickens (only takes a few minutes).
  • Remove from heat and stir in your favorite flavoring or use plain for vanilla cream pie or pudding.
  • Pour into baked pie shell.
  • Chill and top pie with whipped cream, if desired, when cold.
  • Makes enough for one pie.
  • Variations:( Add to hot pudding)
  • German Chocolate - stir in 1 cup chocolate chips, top with german chocolate cake frosting and whipped cream.
  • Dark Chocolate - stir in 1 cup chopped dark chocolate, such as Hershey's special dark.
  • Peanut Butter - stir in 1 cup peanut butter.
  • Banana - stir in 2 sliced bananas and 1/4 teaspoon banana extract.
  • Coconut - stir in 1 cup coconut and 1/4 teaspoon coconut extract.
  • Pina Colada - stir in 1/2 cup coconut and 1/2 cup well drained crushed pineapple.
  • Rum raisin - stir in 1 cup raisins and 1 teaspoon rum extract.
  • Reese's - stir in 1/2 cup chocolate chips and 1/2 cup peanut butter.
  • Banana split - stir in 1 chopped banana, 1/2 cup drained crushed pineapple, 1/2 cup sliced strawberries. Top with whipped cream and drizzle with chocolate sauce and chopped nuts.
  • Stir in anything else that sounds good.

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  • momto5 9 years ago
    Thanks for posting this. I have been looking for a good home made cream pie filling. I will have to give this a try.
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    " It was excellent "
    raelene1951 ate it and said...
    Thanks for sharing! Five forker here!
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