Deliciously Creamy Pear Custard Pie

Pear Custard Pie is a delectable dessert that combines the sweetness of ripe pears with a creamy custard filling, all nestled inside a flaky pastry crust.

Pear Custard Pie is a popular dessert during the fall and winter months when pears are in season. It's a perfect dessert to serve at holiday gatherings or dinner parties, as it's easy to prepare and always a crowd-pleaser. The combination of juicy, sweet pears and creamy custard is simply irresistible.

To make a Pear Custard Pie, you'll need a few key ingredients, including ripe pears, eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and a pastry crust. First, you'll need to prepare the crust and blind bake it until it's partially cooked. Then, you'll mix together the custard filling by whisking eggs, milk, sugar, and vanilla extract until smooth. Finally, you'll arrange sliced pears in the partially cooked crust and pour the custard mixture over them. Bake the pie until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown, and you're ready to enjoy!

  • Preparation Time: 30 minutes
  • Cook Time: 50 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour 20 minutes


  • 1 unbaked 9-inch pastry crust
  • 3 ripe pears, peeled, cored, and sliced
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup whole milk
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (180°C).

  2. Roll out your pastry crust and place it into a 9-inch pie dish, trimming the edges as needed.

  3. Arrange the sliced pears in the pie crust.

  4. In a medium-sized mixing bowl, whisk together the eggs, milk, sugar, vanilla extract, and cinnamon until well combined.

  5. Pour the custard mixture over the sliced pears.

  6. Bake the pie for 45-50 minutes, or until the custard is set and the crust is golden brown.

  7. Remove the pie from the oven and let it cool on a wire rack for 10-15 minutes before slicing and serving.

Nutritional Information:

This recipe makes 8 servings, and each serving contains approximately:

  • Calories: 272
  • Total Fat: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 78mg
  • Sodium: 129mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 38g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2g
  • Sugars: 23g
  • Protein: 5g

Pear Custard Pie is a delightful dessert that combines the natural sweetness of ripe pears with a creamy, custard filling. The flaky pastry crust adds a satisfying crunch, while the cinnamon and vanilla extract infuse the entire pie with warmth and depth of flavor. This dessert is perfect for any occasion, whether you're serving it at a holiday gathering or enjoying it as an afternoon treat. It's easy to make, and the recipe can be adapted to suit your personal taste preferences. Pear Custard Pie is a true delight that will leave you feeling satisfied and content.