Vanilla Cream Pie
We investigate each crucial component of these luscious pies--custard filling, prebaked crust, flavoring, and whipped cream topping.
WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS
For our best cream pie recipe, we relied on egg yolks to keep the filling creamy and soft and cornstarch to make it just thick and stiff enough to cut. We poured the filling into the pie when warm, not hot. When hot, the filling was more li...