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Sour Cream Raisin Pie

in Diana's Recipe Book

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Servings: 8
1 unbaked 9 inch pie shell, using your
own favorite recipe, or commercially
prepared pastry or mix


1 1/2 cups dark raisins
3/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 cups milk
3 egg yolks, beaten
1 cup sour cream
1 tablespoon lemon juice

To Garnish Pie: Optional
1 cup heavy cream, whipped (1 cup whipping cream
will make 2 cups whipped cream)
2 tbsp. sugar, added to whipped cream

1. Prepare the pie shell according to recipe or package directions and fit into a 9
inch pie pan.
2. Bake at 450 degrees for about 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool.
3. In a 2 quart saucepan, combine raisins, sugar, cornstarch, cinnamon, salt and
nutmeg. Stir in the milk, blending until smooth.
4. Cook, stirring, over medium heat, until mixture boils. Boil 1 minute. Remove
from heat.
5. Blend a small amount of hot mixture into the egg yolks; return to saucepan.
6. Add sour cream, mixing well.
7. Cook, stirring, just until mixture starts to bubble. Remove from heat
immediately. Add lemon juice. Cool 10 minutes.
8. Pour into baked pastry shell.
9. Whip heavy cream with 2 tbsp. of sugar, spread over top of pie(Optional).
10. Refrigerate until ready to serve.

Source: Diana's Desserts.com
Date: July 13, 2002


Reviewer: Val B.
I followed the recipe to a "T", but it did not set up..I will have to use a spoon to retrieve the contents of the 'pie'! darn!!

Reviewer: Vickie Crowley
I had lost this recipe and was devastated. I had found it originally years ago and it was a family favorite. Thanks so much for posting it. Christmas will again be complete.


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