Traditional Canadian Flapper Pie Recipe
This recipe is a traditional and very easy to make pie. It has a graham cracker crust so it’s perfect for the new baker.
Servings Prep Time
6 30min
Cook Time
30min
Servings Prep Time
6 30min
Cook Time
30min
Ingredients
First Layer – Graham Cracker Crust
Second Layer – Cooked Vanilla Filling
Top Layer – Meringue
Instructions
  1. Preheat your oven to 350 F.
Make Graham Cracker Crust
  1. Mix the crumbs, cinnamon and sugar together. Add the melted butter and mix really well until the crumbs are all coated with the butter. Set two tablespoons of the crumbs aside. Press the remainder into the pie pan.
Vanilla Filling
  1. Place everything but the vanilla into the top of a double boiler, whisk everything together well. Cook stirring constantly until thick (consistency like stirred yogurt). Add the vanilla, stir and pour into the pie shell
Meringue
  1. In the bowl of your mixer place. 3 egg whites beat until soft peaks form. Then add 3 tbsp sugar, Beat on high another minute. 3 tbsp sugar, beat on high another minute. Scoop out onto the pie. The meringue should be thick and stiff. . Sprinkle with the remaining graham crumbs.
  2. Scoop on top of your filling in large spoonfuls so the top of the pie is covered.
  3. Place in oven and bake for about 20 minutes until golden. Note: Stay nearby when baking meringue. It can go from lightly golden to ruined all too fast. Let cool on the counter, and then chill for several hours before serving.