Amish Sugar Cream Pie

The Amish Sugar Cream Pie is a classic Midwestern pastry that is beloved by generations of rural Americans. This creamy and sweet pie has become a beloved part of the region’s culinary heritage. The pie is full of vanilla custard and sweetened condensed milk, and is then topped with a layer of slightly burnt sugary topping. The result is a decadent and delicious treat that is a perfect way to top off any special gathering.

This Amish Sugar Cream Pie is easy to make, and its simple ingredients are sure to please even the pickiest of eaters. With a few simple steps and just a few minutes in the oven, this dessert will have everyone at the table asking for seconds.


  • 1 9in deep dish pie crust
  • 3 large eggs
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 cups heavy cream
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/2 cup sweetened condensed milk
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed light or dark brown sugar


  1. Preheat your oven to 350 degrees F and place the pie crust in the center of the oven.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the eggs, white sugar, and vanilla extract until well combined.
  3. In a separate large bowl, combine the cream, nutmeg, cinnamon, and cloves. Slowly add in the egg mixture to the cream, stirring continuously until the mixture is completely combined.
  4. Pour the mixture into the pre-baked pie crust and bake for 35-40 minutes until the center is just set.
  5. Meanwhile, combine the sweetened condensed milk and the brown sugar in a small bowl and set aside.
  6. After the pie has finished baking, remove it from the oven. Pour the condensed milk and sugar mixture on top of the pie and spread evenly.
  7. Return to the oven and bake another 15 minutes, or until the top is golden brown.
  8. Remove from oven and cool the pie to room temperature before serving

This Amish Sugar Cream Pie is full of creamy vanilla custard and a partially burnt sugary topping that compliments its sweetness perfectly. Its creamy filling and crunchy sugary topping make it a favorite for family gatherings and special occasions. Its simple ingredients and ease of preparation also make this Amish treat a hit with bakers of all skill levels. So get baking, and be sure to top your next dinner party with this classic Amish delicacy!