Butterscotch Cream Pie
|Firmly packed brown sugar||3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)|
|Cornstarch||1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)|
|Milk||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Butter/Margarine||1 1⁄2 Tablespoon|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄3 Teaspoon|
Combine brown sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan.
Combine milk and egg yolks; gradually stir into sugar mixture.
Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
Cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
Immediately pour into baked shell.
Cover filling with waxed paper.
Beat egg whites (at room temperature) and cream of tartar at high speed of an electric mixer for 1 minute.
Gradually add remaining sugar, 1 tablespoon at a time, beating until stiff peaks form and sugar dissolves.
Remove waxed paper; spread meringue over hot filling, sealing to edge of pastry.
Bake at 350Â° for 12 to 15 minutes or until golden.