Sugar Cream Pie From Nick’s Kitchen

November 29, 2010 By admin

Learn about the history behind the state pie of Indiana, Sugar Cream Pie. It’s easy to make, too! This recipe comes from Nick’s Kitchen in Huntington, Indiana (photo courtesy of Marcus Rae Photography).

Sugar Cream Pie from Nick's Kitchen in Huntington, Indiana


2 cups heavy cream
1/2 cup all-purpose flour
1/2 cup brown sugar
1/2 cup sugar
3 tablespoons sugar, for sprinkling
1/2 cup whole milk
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 (9-inch) deep dish pie crust
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Recipe procedure

Preheat oven to 350º.

In a medium bowl, combine heavy cream, flour, brown sugar, 1/2 cup granulated sugar, milk, and vanilla.

Fit crust into a deep dish 9-inch pie pan and dot bottom with butter. Pour filling into crust. Combine cinnamon and remaining 3 tablespoons sugar and sprinkle on top. Bake pie until set and center is firm to touch, about 1 hour. Cool on a wire rack.

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  1. Laryy Adkisson says:

    After dropping our youngest off for his Junior year at Huntington University, we finally got done early enough to visit Nicks for pie my wife had wanted to try for three years, Nicks closes at 2:00pm, and had never caught it open. We each a a slice, pure joy made me glad to be a Hoosier. the taste was the best pie I had ever eaten. thanks for the recipe we can have it on holidays UMMMMMMM !

  2. Pat says:

    Now if I could just find out where they got their “squealy veals”…..our family always made a trip to nicks when we were visiting in Huntington (which was quite aften as my parents were raised there).

  3. Jerald Flick says:

    Can’t wait to try this. Love sugar cream pie.