Home Style Cooking

Tuesday, July 03, 2012

Old Fashioned Vinegar Pie

 If you like old fashioned tastes and food, this is right up your alley. It is a nice alternative to lemon pie. It is smooth and delicious.

Here is what you will need to make this delicious old fashioned pie.
 9 inch pie crust
1 1/4 cup sugar
1/4 cup fine flour
1/2 tsp lemon extract  or 1 Tablespoon of lemon zest.
1/2cup apple cider vinegar
2 cups of   water
3 well beaten  very large eggs
or 4 smaller ones
1 Tbs of butter.

Set your oven at 425 F
Combine: flour, sugar , and the zest  and blend  them well with spoon.
Add vinegar and stir as you  pour it in
Do the same with the water..stir it in.
Now cook this mixture over a medium flame  stirring constantly until it reaches a boil.
Take off the flame and  stir a little bit of the hot liquid into the eggs.
DO NOT DO THIS THE OTHER WAY AROUND.  THE LIQUID MUST GO INTO THE EGGS.
NOT EGGS INTO LIQUID!
Then stir that warm egg mix into your  remaining hot mixture.
Add butter and then stir it lightly.
Pour this  into your prepared  pie shell and bake it for 10 mins at 475 .
After 10 minutes, reduce heat to 350 and bake for 30 minutes more.
Let the pie  cool all the way before you serve it.
The filling will get firm as it cools.

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