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Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This is another of my Mother's recipes and this one was made for less than 5 cents a slice (then) it is still a very reasonable recipe and very tasty - add some lemon juice to the cornstarch mixture. Don't be fooled by the simplisityof the ingredients, it is good and no fail

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Mix the cornstarch& water in the top of a double boiler.
  2. Add boiling water stirring constantly and cook until thick& clear- 12-14 minutes, Add salt to egg whites and beat until stiff.
  3. Add 3 tbsp sugar& vanilla, beating until the whites are creamy.
  4. Pour hot cornstarch mixture over the egg whites, very slowly beating constantly Cool slightly and fill the pastry shell.
  5. The pie should be made at least 2 hours before serving.
  6. Cover the pie with whipped cream and grated chocolate (make curls if you wish) Add some nuts too is you want.
Most Helpful

3 5

I did not know what to expect from this pie. While not being objectionable, we found this pie to be rather flavorless. The chocolate probably carried the flavor.I did have a problem with my egg whites getting stiff.