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A Slice of Amish Butterscotch Pie

Homemade Butterscotch Cream Pie

Course Dessert
Cuisine Amish

Ingredients
  

  • 1 ½ cups packed brown sugar
  • 4 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 3 tablespoon all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 9 inch pie shell, baked
  • 3 egg whites
  • ½ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

  • In a double boiler, whisk together the brown sugar, flour, and cornstarch.
  • Add just enough milk to make a paste.
  • Mix in beaten egg yolks, and then add the remainder of the milk.
  • Cook slowly, stirring constantly; when thick, remove from heat.
  • Add butter or margarine and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Pour the filling into the baked pie shell.
  • In medium mixing bowl, beat egg whites until stiff.
  • Beat in cream of tarter, white sugar, and 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  • Spread meringue over pie filling.
  • Bake at 375 degree F (190 degrees C) until meringue peaks turn a golden brown.
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