Summer Fruit Cream Pie

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Summer Fruit Cream Pie

Course Dessert


  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 4 lg. egg yolks
  • 4 T. butter softened
  • 3 T. plus 2 tsp. cornstarch
  • 2-3/4 c. whole milk
  • 1/8 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1/2 c. EACH blueberries, raspberries, blackberries
  • 1 graham cracker crust


  • Whisk sugar, cornstarch & salt in a medium saucepan; whisk in milk.
  • Cook over medium high heat, stirring constantly, until bubbling and thick.
  • Temper yolks in a medium bowl and add to milk mixture.
  • Continue cooking another 2 minutes.
  • Remove from heat, add in cinnamon and vanilla.
  • Add butter, one tablespoon at a time, whisking until butter melts before adding another piece.
  • Let mixture cool 10 minutes. Gently fold in berries until evenly distributed.
  • Pour custard into graham cracker crust. Press plastic wrap directly on surface of custard.
  • Refrigerate until custard filling is chilled and firm, at least 4 hours.
  • Top fruit pie with whipped cream and more fresh berries. Serves 8.