Italian Custard Pie
4 eggs slightly beaten
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 1/2 cups milk hot
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
dash of lemon zest
1 9-inch pie crust
Beat eggs well in a large bowl, then add milk, salt, sugar, nutmeg, cinnamon and vanilla
Pour mixture into a unbaked pie crust
Place dish on a foil lined cookie sheet
Bake on center rack in the oven at 450 degrees for 10 minutes.
Reduce oven temperature to 350 degrees and bake for 30 – 35 minutes more or until knife inserted comes out clean.
You also can add sweetened coconut flakes or shredded or toasted coconut.