• 3/4 Cup sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon cornstarch
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 Cups sour cream, divided
  • 1 Cup California raisins
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 baked 9-inch pie shell or crumb crust


In top of double boiler, blend together sugar, cornstarch and salt. Combine with beaten eggs, 1 1/2 cups sour cream, raisins and lemon juice. Cook and stir over hot water until thick. Pour into baked pie shell. When cool, top with remaining 1/2 cup sour cream. Chill several hours.

Nutrition Facts Per Serving

Calories 400 (Calories from Fat 46%); Total Fat 21 ( Saturated Fat 10; Trans Fat 0; ); Cholesterol 70; Sodium 240; Potassium 270; Total Carbohydrate 50; Dietary Fiber 2; Sugars 33; Protein 5; Calcium 82; Iron 1;

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Raisins are great food choices for most individuals, including those with Type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM).
- by James W. Anderson, M.D., Professor of Medicine and Clinical Nutrition, Emeritus, University of Kentucky.