Raisin Sour Cream Pie

Raisin Sour Cream Pie Recipe

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Sandy Hendrickson

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@Sandy_Hendrickson

This was Grandma Iva Zinser's recipe, and my dad's favorite pie!

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Serves:
6

Ingredients

PIE FILLING

1 1/4 c
raisins
3/4 c
sour cream
3/4 c
buttermilk
3 Tbsp
cornstarch
3/4 tsp
salt
3/4 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
cinnamon
3
egg yolks
1/2 c
milk
1
pie shell, baked

MERINGUE

3
egg whites
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
6 Tbsp
sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract

How to Make Raisin Sour Cream Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Thoroughly mix together the cornstarch and sugar. Combine raisins, sugar-starch mixture with sourcream, buttermilk, salt and spice in a saucepan and stir until well blended. Bring to a boil and cook until thick, 2-3 minutes. Remove from heat.
  • 2Beat egg yolks and milk together and add to hot mixture, stirring briskly. (save egg whites for a meringue)
  • 3Return to heat and cook until thickened, stirring the mixture while it cooks. (about 2 minutes)
  • 4Prepare meringue. Beat 3 egg whites and 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar until foamy. Beat in 6 T. sugar, one tablespoon at a time, until stiff and glossy. Beat in 1 tsp. vanilla.
  • 5Pour hot mixture into a baked 9" pie shell and cover with meringue. Bake in a slow oven (325-350 degrees, 15-20 minutes) until meringue is a golden brown. Remove from oven and cool before cutting.

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About Raisin Sour Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies