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Grandma's Rhubarb Custard Pie

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"A sweet and tart rhubarb pie filled with custard and topped off with a light meringue. Passed from generation to generation, this pie is a hit with my whole family!"
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1 h 20 m servings 350
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 9-inch pie )


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  1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C).
  2. Separate egg yolks and egg whites. Set egg whites aside for meringue.
  3. Place rhubarb into the prepared pie crust. Mix sugar, evaporated milk, 3 egg yolks, flour, and salt for filling together in a bowl. Pour mixture over rhubarb. Place pie onto a cookie sheet.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes. Turn oven temperature down to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C), and bake for 30 minutes more. Remove pie from the oven. Lower oven temperature to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  5. Beat the reserved egg whites for meringue in another bowl until frothy. Slowly add sugar, salt, and cream of tartar. Beat until stiff peaks form. Spread over the baked pie.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven until light golden brown, about 15 minutes. Cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 350 calories; 11.1 58.2 6 76 459 Full nutrition

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This recipe has been in my family, also, for generations. I've never been able to make the meringue as well as my grandma could, though! My favorite pie growing up, couldn't wait for late sprin...