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Egg Pie

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Egg Pie is a sweet Filipino dessert that resembles an egg custard. Though famous in the Philippines and can be seen even in local bakeries, this delicious dessert has not made its own identity yet and is often confused as a giant egg custard or something else. Well, now is the right time to show-off some of our country’s sweet indulgence.
Ingredients
For the pie crust
  All-purpose flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Unsalted butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), cold
  Cold water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Granulated sugar 2 Tablespoon
For the filling
  Evaporated milk 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Raw eggs 4
  Egg white 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
2. In a mixing bowl combine the all-purpose flour, salt, sugar and mix well.
3. Add the butter and using a pastry cutter, pour water and blend the butter with the flour until cornmeal consistency.
4. Once all combined wrap the dough into a plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

MAKING
5. On a floured worktop place the dough and flatten the dough and roll it enough to cover the circular baking pan.
6. Place the rolled dough in the baking dish and using a scissors cut of the excess dough and pinch the edges.
7. Refrigerate until the filling is ready.
8. Scald the evaporated milk by heating it in the microwave oven for 2 minutes.
9. In a bowl whish the eggs, add granulated sugar, vanilla extract and the milk.
10. In a bowl whisk the egg whites until soft peaks have formed.
11. Fold the egg whites into the egg mixture and mix.
12. Pour the filling mixture on the refrigerated pie crust.
13. Bake for 15 minutes at 350 degrees Fahrenheit then lower the heat to 325 degrees Fahrenheit and continue baking for 30 to 40 minutes.
14. Remove the egg pie from the oven and let cool.

SERVING
15. Serve after a hearty meal

TIPS
For a crunchier crust, you may want to blind bake it first before putting-in the filling.

Things You Will Need
Pastry cutter
Oven
9 inch Pie dish
Whisk
Microwave

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
Filipino
Course: 
Dessert
Taste: 
Sweet
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Pie
Ingredient: 
Egg
Preparation Time: 
60 Minutes
Cook Time: 
55 Minutes
Ready In: 
115 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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