Grub Americana

Pawpaw Pie

Pawpaw is indigenous to the U.S. with a taste is similar to banana and makes a wonderful pie. Serve with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream.

Recipe makes 1 pie

Whatcha Need:

  • 1 unbaked pie shell
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup milk
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1-1/2 cup pawpaw pulp

Whatcha Do:

Place all ingredients into saucepan and stir together. Cook over medium heat until thickened. Pour into unbaked pie shell and bake in a preheated 350-degrees until the crust is done, about 20 minutes.


  • Recipe by Nancy Edwards, County Extension Agent for Home Economics, University of Kentucky