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Butterscotch Pie

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“This recipe can be referred to as a Butterscotch Pie or some refer to it as a Caramelized Sugar Pie. Caramelizing the sugar gives this pie its unique flavor. My Mom always made this pie when she was out of ingredients for all other cream pies.”
READY IN:
45mins
SERVES:
6-8
YIELD:
1 9-inch pie
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Caramelize sugar in heavy sauce pan or iron skillet.
  2. Add water.
  3. Melt brown sugar with butter.
  4. Add to caramel mixture.
  5. Stir until well mixed.
  6. In top of double boiler: Mix cornstarch, salt, and sugar.
  7. Add beaten egg yolks and milk.
  8. Add caramelized sugar mixture slowly.
  9. Stir constantly.
  10. Cook in double boiler until thick.
  11. Add vanilla.
  12. Cool.
  13. Pour into pie shell.
  14. Top with Meringue.
  15. -------Meringue---------.
  16. Beat egg whites and salt at high speed until frothy.
  17. Add sugar gradually.
  18. Continue beating at high speed until mixture stands in peaks.
  19. Spread to edges of pie crust, completely sealing in filling.
  20. Bake until light brown at 400 degrees.

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