Well I finally got around to it! I finally made something butterscotch! Yay me!
This Marvelous Butterscotch Pie is something to write home about, especially after you’ve devoured it like a mad woman, with head in the fridge and huge forkfuls going in the mouth. Afterwards, I was just hoping no one was watching me in this act of barbaric pie-eating.
Yes, it was that bad. Still hoping no one saw me. But, can you blame me? It’s lovely!
What’s great about this pie, is it’s easy to make.
Pudding is not hard to make and home-made pudding beats all any pudding that comes in a box, whenever you have the chance to spare a few minutes (approximately 10 minutes to whip up) and make something so freaking good, you’ll be like, “wth”!
“Why wasn’t I making this before!? Am I insane?” (Yes, I talk to myself and this is verbatim what I was saying to myself and some people do consider talking to oneself, “insane”, but then others say talking to oneself, refers to being “genius”.
So, I am going with the latter, thank you very much.)
So, back to this gorgeous Marvelous Butterscotch Pie!
I tell you, it’s like no other and it’s one of the best pudding pies I’ve ever eaten. This will definitely impress your family.
It’s a very mellow butterscotch pudding. It’s not overpowering, but has just enough rich flavor to be noticed. It’s ultra creamy smooth and the pie crust and whipped topping in each bite, makes you want to scarf down the whole thing ASAP.
Trust me, I know…remember? I’m the one that was hoping no one was watching me, talking to myself <— no, I’m not insane!
Here’s the recipe! Enjoy!
- 1 Pie crust baked and cooled.
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 1/3 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 cups whole milk
- 3 large egg yolks
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 Tbsp maple syrup
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 3 Tablespoons butter cut into small cubes
- 1 cup heavy whipping cream, whipped or 1 tub cool whip 8 oz.
- 1/4 Cup powdered sugar
Combine brown sugar, flour, milk, egg yolks, maple syrup, vanilla and salt in saucepan.
Cook over medium heat, (not high) gently whisking until mixture thickens and starts to boil until very thick, about 7 minutes.
Remove from heat and whisk in butter, one piece at a time until melted.
Pour the butterscotch pudding into a bowl and chill over an ice water bath either in the sink or another bowl, stirring until pudding has cooled down a bit, 2 -3 minutes
Transfer pudding into baked pie shell, cover surface with plastic wrap, and chill in refrigerator for 4 hours or overnight.
In large bowl, beat cream until soft peaks form, gradually adding the sugar during beating.
Beat until nearly stiff peaks form.
Top or pipe with whipped cream before serving or after pie has cooled.
You can use vanilla extract if you want to substitute the maple syrup.
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