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                            Chocolate Cream Pie
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 Serving Size  : 8    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies & Pastries                  Chocolate
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      Cup           Sugar
      1/3  Cup           All-purp flour or 2T cornsta
      1/4  Teaspoon      Salt
    2      Ounces        (1oz) sqs unsweeten chocolat
    2      Cups          Milk
    3                    Slightly beaten egg yolks
    2      Tablespoons   Butter or margarine
    1      Teaspoon      Vanilla
    1                    9inch baked pastry shell
    1                    Recipe meringue
 In Saucepan, combine sugar and salt.  Chop up unsweetened chocolate and
 add with milk; gradually stir into dry mixture.  Cook and stir over
 medium heat till mixture boils and thickens.  Cook 2 minutes longer.
 Remove from heat.  Stir small amounts hot mixture into yolks; return to
 hot mixture; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.  Remove from heat. 
 Add butter and vanilla; cool to room temperature.(To prevent a crust
 from forming, put clear plastic wrap or waxed paper directly on top,
 touching surface of the hot pudding clear to sides of bowl.) Pour into
 baked pastry shell.
 Meringue; Beat 3 eggs with 1/4 t cream of tartar and 1/2 t vanilla till
 soft peaks form.  Gradually add 6 T sugar, beating till stiff peaks form
 and all sugar is dissolved.  Spread atop pie, sealing to pastry. Bake in
 moderate oven 350 deg.  about 12 to 15 minutes, or till meringue is
 Cool. Source: Better Homes and Gardens Posted by Ken Strei
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