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Mae Dawson’s Hoosier Sugar Cream Pie

By Mae Dawson


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 10 minutes

Servings: 10


  • 2 tablespoons cut into small pieces butter
  • 3/4 cup milk
  • 1/2 pint (1 cup) whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup unsifted all purpose flour
  • 1 1/3 cups sugar
  • pinch nutmeg
  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell


Preheat oven to 450 °F.

Combine sugar, flour, cream and milk in a mixing bowl. Pour into pie shell. Dot butter bits all around top of pie. Sprinkle with nutmeg. Bake for approximately 10 minutes, and then reduce the heat to 350 °F and cook for approximately 30 more minutes. Cool to room temperature and then refrigerate until chilled. Serve chilled.

Cook’s Note: If using a glass baking dish, lower oven temperature by 25 °F.