Butterscotch Pie With Whipped Cream

Butterscotch Pie With Whipped Cream

This is a rich and delicious butterscotch pie, made with a sweetened whipped cream topping. This recipe is an excellent choice for cream pie lovers.
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  • Serves: 8 persons



  1. Step 1

    Gather the ingredients.
  2. Step 2

    Put the butter in a medium saucepan. Measure/weigh the brown sugar and set aside.
  3. Step 3

    Put the milk and 1 cup of heavy cream in a bowl; set aside.
  4. Step 4

    Put the cornstarch and salt in a deep bowl; set aside.
  5. Step 5

    Put the egg yolks in a deep bowl; set aside.
  6. Step 6

    Have the crust and a fine-mesh sieve ready to strain the cooked pudding.
  7. Step 7

    Put the saucepan with the butter over medium heat. Melt the butter then add the brown sugar. Cook, whisking constantly until the brown sugar has melted and begins to boil. Boil, whisking constantly, for 1 minute. 
  8. Step 8

    Add the milk and cream mixture to the brown sugar mixture and bring back to a simmer while stirring constantly.
  9. Step 9

    Remove the hot mixture from the heat and pour about 1/3 cup into the cornstarch and salt mixture, whisking all the while to blend the hot mixture into the cornstarch. When the mixture is smooth, pour back into the saucepan and return to the heat. Bring back to a boil, whisking constantly. 
  10. Step 10

    Remove the saucepan from the heat and pour about 1/3 cup of the hot mixture into the egg yolks, whisking constantly until smooth and well blended. 
  11. Step 11

    Return the saucepan to the heat and bring back to a boil, stirring constantly. Boil, stirring, for about 1/2 minute. 
  12. Step 12

    Remove from the heat and stir in vanilla.
  13. Step 13

    Put the hot mixture through a sieve and fill the pie crust. Immediately cover the surface of the pudding with plastic wrap, so it will have no air to form a skin.
  14. Step 14

    Refrigerate for 2 to 3 hours, or until thoroughly chilled.
  15. Step 15

    When the pie is thoroughly chilled, prepare the whipped cream topping.
  16. Step 16

    Pour 1 1/3 cups cold whipping cream into a deep bowl. Beat until thickened, then add 2 tablespoons of powdered sugar; beat until stiff peaks form. 
  17. Step 17

    Spread or pipe the whipped cream over the pie, covering it completely to the crust edge.
  18. Step 18

     Serve and enjoy!