Use a homemade or store-bought pie crust and fit into a 9-inch pie dish.

Make Crust

Add pie weights or dried beans or rice to help weigh down the pie crust. Par-bake for 8 minutes.

Par-Bake Crust

Step 2

In a large pot over low-medium heat warm the milk and cream until just before boiling.

Warm the liquids

Step 3

In a  bowl whisk together the sugar, eggs, vanilla bean paste, & salt.

Whisk ingredients

Step 4

When the milk mixture is warmed slowly add a little bit into the egg mixture and whisk immediately, then slowly add a little bit more.

Add the liquid 

Step 5

Using a strainer -pour the custard into the par-baked pie crust.

Add to Pie Crust

Step 6

Bake for 30-40 minutes, you want the outer part of the custard to be set but the center couple inches to still  have a slow wobble.  Chill for 3 hours.

Bake the Pie

Step 6