1943 Sour Cream Raisin Pie Recipe - Old Cookbook Show

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Dec. 20, 2021

Depending on where you are from, this pie seems to have a number of different names: Amish funeral pie, Funeral pie are a couple of names. Some have likened this to a Yorkshire curd tart, or a Nova Scotia Cream tart. What do you call it?


Seeded raisins 1 Cup (16 tbs) (floured)
Sour cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Egg 1 , beaten
All spice berry 1 Teaspoon
Salt To Taste
For pie crust
All purpose flour 345 Gram (2½ cup)
Sugar 1 Tablespoon (15 ml)
Salt 3/4 Tablespoon (3 ml)
Chilled butter 240 Gram (1 cup, cut into ½" cubes)
Ice water 6 Tablespoon (90 ml)



1. Preheat oven to 425ºF.


2. Mix all ingredients together and pour into an unbaked 9” shallow pie shell.

3. Bake at 425ºF for 15 minutes, then reduce temp to 325ºF and bake 30-40 minutes more, or until center is just jiggly.

4. Remove from oven and cool on a rack before serving.


5. Serve and enjoy!

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy
Cook Time: 20 Minutes
Ready In: 20 Minutes
Servings: 4