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Catholic Recipe: Maple Syrup Pie

    INGREDIENTS

  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • pinch salt
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 cups maple syrup
  • 2 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1 9-inch baked pastry shell
  • 2 egg whites
  • 4 tablespoons sugar
  • Details

  • Yield: 1 pie
  • Prep Time: 1 hour
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 15+
  • Origin: Canada

DIRECTIONS

Blend cornstarch, salt with a little milk. Heat rest of milk, syrup to boiling point in saucepan. Add cornstarch mixture. Cook 5 minutes over low heat, stirring constantly. Pour some mixture over beaten egg yolks; stirring constantly. Return to saucepan. Cook 5 minutes longer or until mixture thickens, stirring constantly; cool about 5 minutes. Pour into baked pie shell. Beat egg whites until stiff, but not dry. Gradually add sugar and beat until very stiff. Top pie with meringue. Bake in 350° oven 12-15 minutes or until meringue is golden brown.

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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