Browned Butterscotch Pie

No Photo


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 2/3 cup hot water
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Brown the butter in a heavy saucepan.
  2. Add the brown sugar and stir it until it is melted.
  3. Add the hot water and cook the syrup until all the lumps disappear.
  4. Mix together the flour, cornstarch, salt, egg yolks and milk, then slowly stir this mixture into the hot syrup. Boil it until it thickens, then add the vanilla extract.
  5. Pour it into a baked pie shell and top it with meringue.

Variation: If you wish to use this as a butterscotch pudding or sauce, add 1/2 cup more milk.

This page may contain affiliate links. Any purchases made through these links help support at no additional cost to you. Please see our Disclosure Policy.

Join our group at Gab Join our group at Gab

Weekly Specials from The Prepared Pantry