Caramel Custard Pie

Dark Karo® syrup gives a unique flavor to this pie.

Quick Facts

Prep Time: 45 minutes
Bake Time: 12 to 15 minutes
Yield: 1 pie

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Argo┬« Corn Starch
  • 1 dash of salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1/2 cup Karo┬« Dark Corn Syrup
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1 (8-inch) baked pie crust
  • 3 egg whites OR 1/2 cup pasteurized egg whites
  • 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 5 tablespoons sugar

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  2. Combine 1/2 cup sugar, corn starch and salt in heavy saucepan. Add milk and cook until thickened, about 3 to 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; cool slightly.
  3. Beat egg yolks and corn syrup in a medium bowl. Slowly add hot mixture to corn syrup mixture, beating constantly. Return custard to pan and bring to a simmer over low heat. Cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour hot filling into baked pie crust.
  4. Beat egg whites and cream of tartar to soft peaks. Slowly add 5 tablespoons sugar, beating until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue on top of hot filling to inside edge of crust.
  5. Bake for 12 to 15 minutes or until a delicate brown. Refrigerate.