Sour Cream Raisin Pie V


This one is topped with a unique brown sugar meringue!

1 to 9 - inch pie


  • 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked

  • 4 ½ teaspoons cornstarch

  • 1 ⅛ cups white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¾ teaspoon ground nutmeg

  • 1 ½ cups sour cream

  • 3 egg yolks, beaten

  • 1 ½ cups raisins

  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice

  • 3 egg whites

  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

  • 6 tablespoons brown sugar

  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).

  2. In a medium saucepan, mix together cornstarch, white sugar, salt, and nutmeg. Mix in sour cream. Add egg yolks, raisins, and lemon juice. Stir until thoroughly combined. Cook mixture over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils. Boil and stir 1 minute. Pour mixture into pastry shell.

  3. In a large glass or metal bowl, beat together egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy. Add brown sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, continuing to beat until whites are stiff and glossy. Beat in vanilla extract. Spread evenly over raisin filling, sealing meringue to crust edges.

  4. Bake in preheated oven for 10 minutes, until delicately browned.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

437 Calories
16g Fat
71g Carbs
5g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 437
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 21%
Saturated Fat 8g 40%
Cholesterol 96mg 32%
Sodium 227mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 71g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Total Sugars 55g
Protein 5g
Vitamin C 2mg 10%
Calcium 85mg 7%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 344mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.