Vinegar Pie V

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Lemon extract is added to the cooked and creamy vinegar custard just before it 's poured into the waiting crust, adding a wonderful taste treat to this old-fashioned pie. Then egg whites are whipped into a meringue that is piled on top of the filling befo

INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):


  • Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  • Separate the eggs and beat the whites until soft peaks form, beat in 3 tablespoons of the sugar and continue beating the whites until glossy.
  • In the top half of a double boiler; beat the egg yolks until thick. Beat in 1 cup of the sugar, the flour, and salt. Mix thoroughly. Add the boiling water slowly, stirring constantly. Stir in the vinegar.
  • Cook egg yolk mixture over hot water until mixture is thick and smooth. Stir in the salt and the lemon juice. Pour the batter into one 9 inch baked pie shell. Cover top of pie with meringue.
  • Bake at 325 degrees (165 degrees C) for 20 minutes.