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       Title: Black Bottom Pie
  Categories: Desserts, Pies, Londontowne
       Yield: 8 servings
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 tb Cornstarch
       2 c  Scalded milk
     1/4 c  Cold water
     1/2 ts Vanilla extract
       4    Egg whites
       1    9 baked pastry shell
       1 tb Unflavored gelatin
       4    Egg yolks, beaten
       1 ts Vanilla
       6 oz Semi-sweet chocolate bits
     1/2 c  Sugar
   Combine cornstarch & 1/2 c sugar. Slowly add milk to egg yolks, then
   stir into sugar & cornstarch mixture. Cook in double boiler, stirring
   constantly, until it coats spoon. Remove from heat, add vanilla.
   Remove one cup of this custard mixture and stir in chocolate bits
   until melted. Pour chocolate mixture inyo pastry shell & chill.
   Soften gelatin in water and add to remaining hot custard; stir until
   gelatin is dissolved. Add flavoring. Chill until slightly thickened.
   Beat eggs whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar
   while beating, until stiff. Fold custard/gelatin into egg whites and
   pile over chocolate layer in pie shell. Chill until set and garnish
   with chopped walnuts. Mrs. Henry D. Chaplin