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Burnt Sugar Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Edith McDaniel

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c sugar
1 c water
2 1/2 Tbs flour
2 Tbs sugar
2 egg yolks
2 c milk
2 Tbs butter
2 1/2 Tbs cornstarch
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbs vanilla

**9" baked pie crust

Directions:
Directions:
Put 3/4 c sugar in a skillet (heavy teflon or iron) and stir constantly until slightly brown but not burned but just a little darker than you want it to end up (it will be lighter when the milk is added) *

Take off heat & add 1 c water, stirring until sugar disolves

Add 2 c milk & the butter

In a small bowl mix 1/4 c sugar, flour, cornstarch & salt

Whip egg yolks & add to dry ingredients

Gradually add some of milk mixture into yolks & dry ingredients-then gradually add this to remaining milk

Cook & stir over medium heat until it thickens

Add vanilla & more butter if desired

Pour into a 9" baked pie crust **

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 Pie
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1/2 hr
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Beloved McDaniel family recipe care of Edith McDaniel

* The "browning" of the sugar/water mix can be done the day before as this takes a bit of time

** Bake 9" pie crust

 

 

 

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