My Mama's Raisin Cream Pie

Lori Fleming

By
@NursyLori

This has always been a favorite dessert of mine. My mama still makes it for me when I come to visit.


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Serves:

8

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

30 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

FILLING

1 c
raisins
1/2 c
water
3 c
milk
3
egg yolks, reserve whites for meringue
3/4 c
white sugar
1/3 c
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1
9 inch pie shell, baked

MERINGUE

1 Tbsp
cornstarch
2 Tbsp
sugar
1/2 c
water
3
egg whites
6 Tbsp
sugar
dash(es)
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Filling directions:

Bring raisins and water to a boil and simmer for five minutes.
2
In another medium saucepan, combine the milk, egg yolks, sugar, cornstarch and salt and mix well. Bring to a boil over low heat, stirring constantly. Remove the pan from the heat, and whisk until thickened. Stir in the raisins and the vanilla extract.
3
Pour the filling into the pie shell and top with meringue while still hot.
4
Meringue directions:

Cook first three ingredients until clear. Add dash of salt to egg whites and beat until stiff. Slowly pour cooked mixture while still beating and add 6 tablespoons sugar.
5
Bake at 325° for 20 to 25 minutes.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: American