Sour Cream Raisen Pie (Circa 1950)

Elsie Perrett


I found this recipe in an old cookbook from around 1950 and modified it a bit. When I make it again, I will cut back on the sugar. I found it to be too sweet.
Prep time does not include making pie crust.


★★★★★ 1 vote

30 Min
55 Min


  • 1
    unbaked pie crust in an 8 or 9" pan
  • 1 c
    sour cream
  • 1 c
  • 3
    eggs, well beaten
  • 1/2 c
    raisens, plumped and drained
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground cloves

How to Make Sour Cream Raisen Pie (Circa 1950)


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  2. Mix together sour cream, sugar and well beaten eggs.
  3. Add raisens and spices and beat together.
  4. Pour into prepared unbaked pie crust and bake at 400 degrees for 15 minutes. Reduce heat to 350 degrees and bake 30-40 minutes until a knife inserted in the center comes out clean. Cool before serving.

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About Sour Cream Raisen Pie (Circa 1950)

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom

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