Prep Time: 20 min
Baking Time: 15 min
Preheat oven to 350°
half the recipe for Rich Pastry.
Line a pie tin with pastry and bake the shell oven until medium
brown. Cream brown sugar and butter, add
flour. Place mixture in top of double boiler,
over boiling water, bring to a boil.
Beat egg yolks lightly, mix with water;
add to mixture. Simmer together until thick and
smooth. Pour the custard into baked pastry
shell, having added vanilla when custard was taken from
Beat egg whites stiffly with salt, mix
lightly with white sugar, and spread over pie. Bake for 15 minutes, or until meringue
is golden brown. Turn off heat, let stand in oven a few
minutes with door wedged partly open.
The Dutch are generally regarded as one of
several Germanic peoples, which explains the corruption of the German
word Deutsch to Dutch; therefore, the so-called Pennsylvania Dutch are
really Pennsylvania Germans.