Wednesday, August 16, 2006

Pie Recipe #23 - Butterscotch Meringue Pie Recipe

6 tablespoons all purpose flour
3/4 cup brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups scalded milk
3 eggs, separated
3 tablespoons butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 - 8 inch baked pie shell
Mix flour, brown sugar and salt thoroughly in top of double boiler.
Add 1 cup of the scalded milk and stir over direct heat until smooth; add remaining milk, then place over boiling water.
Cook stirring constantly until thick and smooth (about 5 minutes); continue cooking for 10 minutes longer, stirring frequently.
Beat egg yolks thoroughly; stir in a little of the hot mixture into the beaten yolks, then pour back all at once into double boiler, stirring quickly.
Cook for 3 minutes longer, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat, add butter and vanilla and stir until mixed.
Pour into baked and cooled pastry shell.

Top with homemade meringue & bake until golden.


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