Grandma Kelsey's Sour Cream Raisin Pie


prep 0:30       total 0:40


8 servings



1 cup raisins or
golden raisins
2/3 cup sugar
3 tbsp. cornstarch
1/8 tsp. salt
1/8 tsp. ground cloves
1/2 tsp. ground cinnamon
1 cup sour cream
3 egg yolks
1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup chopped nuts optional
1 pie shell


3 egg whites
1/4 tsp. salt
5 tbsp. sugar


IN a small saucepan, place raisins and enough water to cover; bring to boil. Turn off heat; set aside.
In a heavy saucepan,combine sugar,cornstarch,salt,cloves and cinnamon.Stir in sour cream. Beat in egg yolks. add milk; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly,until pudding comes to a boil and is very thick. Remove from the heat. Drain raisins, reserving 1/2 cup liquid. Stir liquid into filling.Add raisins, and nuts if desired.Pour into pie shell. For meringue, in small mixing bowl,beat egg whites with salt until foamy. Gradually add sugar, 1 TBS at a time;beat until stiff and glossy. Spread over pie, making sure meringue covers all of filling. Bake at 350 Degrees F for 10-15 minutes or until light golden brown. serve warm or cold. Store leftovers in the refrigerator.

Author's Comments

This pie baking remind me of being bake home on the farm in my grandmothers kitchen when she made it. Its a wonderful tasting pie .

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