Pie Fillings

Vanilla Cream:

3/4 cup sugar

1/4 cup & 1 Tbsp cornstarch

1/8 tsp salt

3 egg yolks

3 cups milk or half & half

2 Tbsp butter or margarine

1 tsp vanilla extract


Coffee Cream:

Add cup strong brewed coffee to egg yolk mixture


Coconut cream:

Decrease milk to two cups; whisk together egg yolks, 2 cups milk, cup creaam of coconut, and 3/4 cup pineapple juice. Omit vanilla; add one 6-oz package frozen coconut, thawed.


Almond Cream:

Decrease milk to 1 cup. Whisk together egg yolks, 2 cups half & half and 1 cup milk. Substitute 1-tsp almond extract for vanilla. Garnish with toasted almond slices


Orange Cream

Decrease milk to 2 cups. Whisk together egg yolks, 2 cups milk, t Tbsp grated orange rind and 1 cup fresh orange juice. Substitute 2 Tbsp orange liqueur for vanilla. Garnish with orange rind curls.