-1 pie crust (homemade or store-bought)
-6 egg yolks
-1/2 cup sugar
-1/4 teaspoon salt
-1 cup whole milk
-1 teaspoon vanilla extract
-Pinch of nutmeg
-Whipped cream (for topping)
1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C). Grease a 9 inch pie dish with shortening.
2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the egg yolks, sugar, salt and milk. Add nutmeg and vanilla extract and stir until well combined. Pour mixture into prepared pie dish.
3. Bake for 15 minutes, or until set in the center. Let cool on a wire rack before serving with whipped cream.