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

Step-By-Step

1Filling directions:

Bring raisins and water to a boil and simmer for five minutes.

2In 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.

3Pour the filling into the pie shell and top with meringue while still hot.

4Meringue 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.

5Bake at 325° for 20 to 25 minutes.

About this Recipe

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