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Vanilla Cream Pie

How to Make Vanilla Cream Pie

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Course Pastries Recipe
Cuisine Filipino
Servings 4 servings


  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 3 egg yolks slightly beaten
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 baked 9-inch pastry shell.
  • 3 cups milk


How to make Vanilla Cream Pie:

  • Combine sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt in saucepan.
  • Add milk gradually, blending in well. Cook over low heat, stirring until thick.
  • Stir a little of the hot mixture into egg yolks, then return to saucepan.
  • Continue cooking 2 minutes. Remove from heat; blend in margarine and vanilla.
  • Cover and cool to lukewarm, stirring occasionally. Pour into baked pastry shell.
  • Top with meringue or whipped cream. Yield: one 9-inch pie for 6 serving.


  • Blenders operate well only when two-thirds full. A blender that is too full may not operate at all.