Ingredients

1 cup sugar
3 heaping tablespoons cornstarch
Pinch of salt
2 cups water
1/2 cup vinegar
3 egg yolks
2 tablespoons butter
Pie shell
Meringue, optional

Method

Mix together 1 cups sugar, 3 heaping tablespoons cornstarch, and a pinch of salt;  add 2 cups water and 1/2 cup vinegar and boil until clear. 

To 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten add a little of the boiling mixture stirring constantly, then return to vinegar mixture and cook 2 or 3 minutes.  Add 2 tablespoons butter and pour into baked pie shell when cool.  Meringue optional. 

 

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