Classic Sugar Cream Pie Recipe


Indulge in the timeless delight of a Classic Sugar Cream Pie. This recipe offers a perfect balance of sweetness and creaminess, making it a beloved dessert for any occasion.


  • 1 9-inch pie crust (store-bought or homemade)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Ground nutmeg for garnish (optional)


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Place the pie crust in a 9-inch pie dish and crimp the edges decoratively.
  3. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the sugar, flour, cornstarch, and salt.
  4. Gradually add the heavy cream and vanilla extract to the dry ingredients, whisking continuously until the mixture is smooth and well combined.
  5. Pour the cream mixture into the prepared pie crust.
  6. If desired, sprinkle a touch of ground nutmeg over the top of the pie for a classic finish.
  7. Bake in the preheated oven for 45-50 minutes or until the pie is set and the top is golden brown.
  8. Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool to room temperature. Then, refrigerate for a few hours until it’s nicely chilled and set.
  9. Slice and serve your Old Fashioned Sugar Cream Pie. Enjoy!

External Links:

  1. Recipe for Vegetable Beef Soup


This Classic Sugar Cream Pie recipe captures the essence of traditional homemade desserts. With its creamy texture and delightful sweetness, it’s sure to become a family favorite.


  1. Can I use a pre-made pie crust for this recipe?
    • Yes, you can use a store-bought pie crust if you prefer.
  2. How long does the pie need to chill before serving?
    • It’s best to refrigerate the pie for a few hours until it’s nicely chilled and set.
  3. Can I omit the nutmeg garnish?
    • Yes, the nutmeg garnish is optional and can be omitted if desired.
  4. Can I use half-and-half instead of heavy cream?
    • While heavy cream provides the richest texture, you can use half-and-half as a lighter alternative.
  5. How should I store leftovers?
    • Store any leftover pie in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

Leave a Comment