How to make it

  • Crust: Combine 1 cup graham wafer crumbs with 1/4 cup sugar, 1/2 tsp. cinnamon and 1/4 cup melted butter, reserving 1/4 graham wafer crumbs for top of pie.
  • Press into a 9" pie shell and bake @ 375 for 8 minutes.
  • Remove from oven and cool shell.
  • Custard Filling: In saucepan combine 1/4 cup sugar, 3 tbsp. corn starch and 2 cups of milk and stir over medium heat until the mixture comes to a boil.
  • Stir a little of this mixture into the egg yolks and then return the egg yolk mixture to the saucepan.
  • Cook 2 minutes longer over medium heat until the custard is thick.
  • Cool the custard and then pour it into the crust.
  • Meringue: Beat the 2 egg whites with the Cream of Tartar until soft peaks form.
  • Beat in the 2 tbsp. sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread the meringue over the custard filling and top with reserved crumbs.
  • Bake @ 400 F for 5 minutes.
  • Cool about 4 hours at room temperature before serving.

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  • thepuck 6 years ago
    The best flapper is in Calgary AB Canada, at the Blackfoot Truck Stop
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    Flapper pie
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  • momo_55grandma 6 years ago
    wonderful pie thanks
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  • recipesrule 6 years ago
    They used to sell this at the Salisbury House(maybe just in Wpg.)and I think they even called it Flapper Pie. Looks good.
    Betty
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    " It was excellent "
    magali777 ate it and said...
    great recipe and looks yummy!
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  • krumkake 6 years ago
    I agree - these recipes must not be forgotten...thank you for bringing it back to us!
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    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    I sometimes forget simple things like that too, it's an easy fix.. many hugsssssss
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    " It was excellent "
    juliecake ate it and said...
    I do remember this! Wonderful stuff, thanks for sharing it!!
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  • taylorsue82 6 years ago
    Sounds yummy, almost like a sugar creme pie, will have to give it a try. Thanks for the post.
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    " It was excellent "
    bluewaterandsand ate it and said...
    I always liked this and have eaten it since I can remember and I am old!
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    " It was excellent "
    laurakaay ate it and said...
    This recipe brings back memories of my grandmother! She used to make a very similar pie...after she passed, my mother and I never found it. Thank you for posting this!
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    " It was excellent "
    shirleyoma ate it and said...
    Oldies are soo good..! Got my 5
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  • borinda 6 years ago
    Oldies are often the goodies. This sounds like it puffs up and looks so pretty to serve, too. I'm going to bookmark this one.
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    " It was excellent "
    minitindel ate it and said...
    sounds good thanks ill bookmark this and send it on to my friends
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  • jett2whit 6 years ago
    cool recipe! jett
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  • kismet 6 years ago
    An Oldie,but a goodie, Thanks for the recipe.
    Kind Regards
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