Farmer's Favourite Flapper Pie. Flapper pie is unique to the Canadian prairies, but is a classic that is served throughout farming season (or any time!). Buttery graham cracker crust, vanilla custard topped with meringue. Very messy, but very delicious!
This recipe is from my mother-in-law Betty who is actually up in heaven. She made the best flapper pie, and apparently so did her mom. I cheat a bit with it, as I do not make the graham crust from scratch. I simply buy the pre-made graham crust from the store. It is still delicious. I actually even made this last night.
Never Fail Flapper Pie- This old-fashioned Canadian pie got help from the experts. It now has a foolproof meringue, a crust that stays together and a vanilla filling kissed with brandy. This pie is also bigger than the original recipe which used two or three eggs. I used five eggs. This is a birthday pie! Author: Leafy Greens and Chocolate
In my family, when it comes to baking pies, we rarely make one at a time. Madness, I know! But most pies freeze very well for up to several months and pumpkin pie is no exception.I never saw either of my grandmas make just one pie, as there were always a large number of people to feed at their tables. In my family’s humble opinion, pumpkin pies always need to be made in twos, at a minimum. Even at a small holiday gathering of four or five people, there will be guests wanting a second slice…