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Sour Cream Pie Recipe

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This recipe for Sour Cream Pie, by , is from Cooking from the Hart, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Aunt Hattie
Added: Friday, May 22, 2009


1 c. sugar
3 tbsp. corn starch
dash salt
1 c. milk
3 egg yolks
4 tbsp. butter or margarine
1 tsp. lemon zest
1/4 c. lemon juice
1 c. sour cream

3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
6 tbsp. sugar

Combine sugar, corn starch, and salt. Slowly stir in milk and cook slow. Blend a small amount of hot mixture into slightly beaten egg yolks. Return the mixture to the remaining hot mixture cooking and stirring for 2 minutes. Add butter, lemon zest, and lemon juice. Cover mixture and cool. Once cool, fold in sour cream. Spoon mixture into pastry shell.

Beat egg whites with cream of tartar. Slowly add sugar once eggs are beaten. Continue beating until stiff peaks are formed. Place meringue on top of pie and bake at 350 for 10 to 15 minutes until golden brown.




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