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Texas Style-Southern Burnt Cream Pie

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Serves | Prep Time | Cook Time 15 to 20

Why I Love This Recipe

This is another recipe handed down to me of my mamaw minnies, by my papaw.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup sugar, divided
1/2 cup boiling water
1/4 cup all purpose flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups milk
2 egg yolks (beaten), save whites for meringue
1 1/2 tblspn margarine
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 (9 inch) BAKED pie shell


2- egg whites
1/8 tsp. salt
4 tblsp. sugar


Place 1/2 cup sugar in a skillet and dissolve over medium heat until sugar turns a light brown.

Stir in boiling water and boil for 2 minutes.

Blend together remaining sugar, flour, and salt.

Add milk to flour-sugar mixture and mix till smooth.

Stir in the burnt sugar syrup.

Cook and stir over low heat or over hot water.

When the mixture is hot, pout part of it over the beaten egg yolks.

Then add yolks to hot mixture.

Stir until mixture coats a spoon. Add margarine and vanilla.

Cool filing completely.

After total cool pour into pie shell.

Beat together egg whites and salt until stiff, but not dry.

Gradually beat in sugar.

Pile meringue all on top pie and bake @ 300 for 15 to 20 minutes.


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