1st Day of Christmas

Pear Custard Pie


20 min


45 min



This is a little less common of a pie but should be one every one has tried. Pear custard pie is an amazing dessert that is very underrated.


4 slightly firm pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced

1/4 cup butter, melted

3 large eggs

3/4 cup milk

1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

1/3 cup sugar (for the custard)

1/3 cup all purpose flour

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

2 teaspoons sugar(for the pears)

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon cinnamon

Powdered sugar and cinnamon for topping


Pear Custard Pie

step 1

Preheat pellet grill to 350 °F Coat cast iron pie pan with cooking spray or butter.

step 2

Put pear slices in a medium sized bowl, add 2 teaspoons sugar, 1 teaspoon nutmeg and 1 teaspoon cinnamon, stir until pears are covered.

step 3

Arrange pear slices in the bottom of the pan.

step 4

Put the melted butter, eggs, milk, salt, sugar, flour and vanilla into a blender, process until smooth.

step 5

Pour the batter over the pears. Bake for 40-45 minutes on the upper rack of the pellet grill until custard is golden. Sprinkle powdered sugar and cinnamon on top.