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Old Fashioned Raisin Pie

This is an old fashioned recipe that we love. Raisin pie is wonderful with ice cream.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time40 mins
Total Time55 mins
Course: Dessert, Pie
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Old Fashioned Raisin Pie
Servings: 6 servings
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 3 cups raisins
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup evaporated milk
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon Barcardi rum, optional Can use more
  • 2 9 inch pie crusts


  • Combine raisins and water and simmer on top of stove for 10 minutes over low heat. In another pan mix sugar, flour, milk, butter, and salt. Cook over medium heat stirring constantly until thick. Remove flour mixture and combine with raisins. Stir in vanilla and rum.
  • Pour into pie shell. Cut the other pie shell in strips and make lattice design. Crimp edges. Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 40 minutes.