I tried to make a different kind of raspberry pie and came up with this pie,,raspberry on one layer and custard on the other it not only tastes good it looks nice when you slice into the pie....enjoy...
1In saucepan combine 1/3 cup sugar and cornstarch stir in the milk and beat or whisk until smooth, stir and cook over medium heat until thickened and bubbly, reduce and cook an additional 3 minutes. remove from the heat. stir a small amount of mixture into beaten yolks, return all to the pan stirring constantly for 2 minutes, remove from the heat add the butter and extract.pour the hot filling into the crust.
2Sprinkle gelatin over 2 Tbsp cold water let stand 2 minutes...pour raspberry pie filling into a different pot and add the gelatin bring mixture , to a boil reduce heat simmer uncovered for 5 minutes. Pour hot raspberry filling over custard.
3In a cold bowl beat egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until soft peaks form beat in remaining 1/8th tsp water,gradually beat on high speed remaining sugar and beat until stiff glossy peaks form. Spread meringue over raspberry filling and spread it to the edges of the pan..cool on rack then refrigerate till ready to serve.