graham cracker torte

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Randi Lerch
Ishpeming, MI

Another old recipe of my mom's, from the 50's. It tastes like a custard pie, only with a graham cracker crust, topped with meringue.

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 40 Min
cook time 30 Min

Ingredients For graham cracker torte

  • 22
    graham crackers, crushed (the whole cracker)
  • 1 tsp
    cinnamon, ground
  • 1/4 clove
    melted butter or margarine
  • 2 c
    whole milk
  • 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
    (heaping) of flour
  • 3
    egg yolks, reserve whites
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla
  • 5 Tbsp
    (additional) sugar

How To Make graham cracker torte

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350F. Mix the crushed graham crackers with the cinnamon and set aside 1/4 cup of the mixture. Add the melted butter to the rest of the mixture and spread in a greased 9 X 13 pan. Bake 10 minutes.
  • 2
    CUSTARD FILLING: Cook the milk, 1/2 cup sugar, flour and egg yolks in a heavy saucepan or double boiler until thick, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and add vanilla. Stir until mixed. Pour filling into baked crust.
  • 3
    MERINGUE TOPPING: Beat egg whites with the 5 Tbsp. sugar until stiff. add a dash of vanilla, if desired. Spread meringue topping over the custard filling. Then sprinkle the reserved graham cracker mixture over the top and bake for 20 minutes. Chill overnight. Serve with whipped cream.

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