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Burnt Caramel Pie

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"This is an old-fashioned pie. It is very good, but rich!"
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servings 372
Original recipe yields 16 servings (2 - 9 inch pies)


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  1. Beat together egg yolks, evaporated milk, syrup, melted butter or margarine, vanilla, 1/2 cup sugar, and flour.
  2. Brown 2 cups sugar in an iron skillet until light brown. Remove from heat. Add water; and return to heat until sugar dissolves. Pour in egg yolk mixture. Cook until thickened, then simmer 5 minutes. Pour filling into 2 baked pie shells.
  3. Beat egg whites until foamy. Add cream of tartar and 1/2 cup sugar; continue to beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pies, sealing the edges.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for about 15 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 372 calories; 13.1 60.8 4.5 59 183 Full nutrition

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When I was growing up a friend of the family made this pie at my Dad's request frequently. We called it Burnt Sugar Pie, it is still the richest pie I love to eat! Can't think of anyone that has...

I made this recipe as printed in allrecipes. It is delicious. I have been looking for this recipe for over 20 yrs for my husband. Caramel pie was his familys favorite and never lasted more than ...

Although time consuming, this is the easiest caramel pie I've ever made. It was delicious and exactly what I was hoping for.