Old-Fashioned Caramel Cream Pie

Recipe from

Oxmoor House


2 cups sugar, divided
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
4 egg yolks, beaten
1 baked (9-inch) pastry shell
Whipped cream


Combine 1 cup sugar, flour, and salt in a medium saucepan; add milk and egg yolks, stirring until smooth. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Remove from heat, and set aside.

Sprinkle remaining sugar evenly in a 10-inch cast-iron skillet. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wooden spoon until sugar caramelizes. Remove from heat, and carefully pour into warm cream mixture. Stir until smooth.

Pour caramel mixture into pastry shell; chill completely. Serve with dollops of whipped cream.