No Bake Raisin Sour Cream Pie

Marcia McCance

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@mmccance

You just never know what you are going to find when you go through someone else's recipe box. Stephanie found this one in Mom's drawer and I thought it sounded a little old fashioned, a little exotic, and a little wonderful, too.

Here it is!


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Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

3/4 c
sugar
2 Tbsp
cornstarch
1/4 tsp
salt
2
whole eggs, beaten
1 1/2 c
dairy sour cream
1 c
raisins (light or dark)
1
lemon, juice and zest
1/3 c
chopped walnuts
1/4 to 1/2 tsp
nutmeg

OPTIONAL -- EXTRA SPICEY:

3/4 tsp
ground cinnamon
1/2 tsp
ground cloves

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Blend together sugar, cornstarch, and salt. Combine with beaten eggs, sour cream, raisins, spice/s, grated rind and lemon juice,
2
Cook and stir over hot water in a double boiler until thick
3
Stir in the walnuts
4
Pour into baked pie crust. Here's a good recipe if you need one: Pie Crust (old recipe)
5
Sprinkle the top with additional grated rind if desired.
6
Chill for about 2 hours in refrigerator
7
OPTIONAL: Many people top their raisin pies with meringue -- Here is a good recipe if you need one: Chocolate Pie 1929
8
NOTE: If you plan on making meringue -- Use 3 eggs and put the yolks in the filling and the whites in the meringue.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Fruit Desserts
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom