Southern Brown Sugar Pie Recipe

Discovering a new recipe can be an adventure, especially when it involves a gem like Southern Brown Sugar Pie, a dessert that reflects southern hospitality and tradition. Affectionately known as “sugar pie,” this pie embodies the essence of Southern cooking with its rich, caramel-infused filling in a flaky, buttery crust. It’s a testament to the creativity and ingenuity of early American settlers and shows how simple ingredients can create a deliciously sweet

treat. Pair with your Southern Brown Sugar Cake . Best served with a generous dollop of whipped cream or a scoop of soft vanilla ice cream on the side, this cake provides a delicious contrast to the rich, warm flavors of the cake. A strong, hot cup of coffee perfectly complements the dessert, balancing its sweetness and enhancing your dining experience.If this cake is part of a larger feast, consider starting with lighter options like fresh fruit or a fresh salad to prepare your taste buds for the decadent finale.





  • 1 raw cake dough
  • 2 cups brown sugar
  • 6 tablespoons flour
  • pinch of salt
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1.5 cups condensed milk
  • Optional: powdered sugar for sprinkling

Instructions :

  1. Preheat the oven: Start by preheating the oven to 400°F (204°C).

2.Prepare the filling: In a saucepan, combine brown sugar and flour. Gradually add condensed milk, butter, salt and vanilla extract. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Pour this hot filling into the unbaked pie crust.

3.Bake the cake: Place the cake in the oven and bake at 400°F for 5 minutes. Then reduce the temperature to 177°C (350°F) and continue baking for about 25 minutes, or until the filling is set and the crust is golden brown.

  1. Serve: Allow the cake to cool slightly before cutting. For an extra touch of elegance, sprinkle with powdered sugar before serving.Embarking on the journey of making Southern Brown Sugar Pie involves more than just making a dessert; It’s about bringing a piece of Southern tradition into your kitchen and sharing it with your loved ones. As your cake bakes and fills the air with its irresistible aroma, you can look forward to the joy and warmth it will bring to your table. Enjoy the rich, comforting flavors of this beloved Southern classic and be inspired to discover even more culinary treasures.

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