Butterscotch-Cinnamon Pie

— Chef's Note —

"For no reason in particular...which do you prefer? Cinnamon or butterscotch?" - Toriel

This recipe is adapted from lvl1-chef's recipe. It fills you with determination. It also calls for a lot of egg yolks. If you're wondering what to do with the leftover whites, you might try making omelets or almond macaroon hearts.

Be sure to use cups of butter, not buttercups.

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How to Make Butterscotch-Cinnamon Pie

— Ingredients —

1/4 cup butter
whole milk
2 cups whole milk
heavy cream
1 cup heavy cream
brown sugar
1/2 + 1/4 cup brown sugar
2 tbsp water
egg yolks
9 egg yolks
3 tbsp cornstarch
2 tsp cinnamon
baked pie shell
1 baked pie shell
(see below)
whipped cream
whipped cream

— Instructions —

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C).
  2. Brown the butter in a small sauce pan (heat until bubbles stop and there is a nutty aroma).
  3. Heat milk and heavy cream on medium until the edges form bubbles.
  4. Heat 1/2 cup brown sugar with water on medium until the bubbles become slow and big. Reduce heat to low.
  5. Slowly whisk in brown butter, and then the milk/cream mixture. If there are any caramel lumps, raise heat until they are dissolved.
  6. In a bowl, combine remaining brown sugar with yolks, corn starch, and cinnamon.
  7. While whisking, stir in half the stove mixture into the bowl (this will prevent the corn starch from lumping).
  8. Pour everything back into the pot and raise heat to medium, stirring constantly so the eggs do not scramble.
  9. Stir until mixture considerably thickens, and adheres well on the back of your spoon.
  10. Whisk to ensure homogeneity, then pour into pie shell. (You may have a little extra left over.)
  11. Bake until mixture has set (about 25 minutes, then turn off the oven and leave inside for 20 minutes more).
  12. Let cool in the refrigerater (about 1 hour).
  13. Serve with whip cream (and enjoy the feeling of your HP being fully restored!).

How to Make the pie shell

— Ingredients —

1 1/3 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup butter
egg yolk
1 egg yolk
1 tbsp water
1/4 tsp vanilla

— Instructions —

  1. Combine flour, salt, and sugar.
  2. Cut in butter (.25 to .5 inch cubes), and mix until the consistency is like coarse sand.
  3. Mix in egg yolk.
  4. Add water and vanilla, and mix until the dough comes together.
  5. Form into a thick, flat cylinder. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate (about 30 minutes).
  6. Butter a pie tin, and roll out dough to fit in the pan. Crimp edges and prick the bottom all around with a fork.
  7. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (204 degrees C).
  8. Gently tuck parchment paper or aluminum foil on top of the dough, and pour about a cup of dried beans or pie weights on top.
  9. Bake until golden brown (about 20 minutes).
  10. Remove pie weights and let cool, then brush the bottom with milk.

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— See Also —

Cinnamon Bunny

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