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                           CINNAMON CHOCOLATE PIE
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 Serving Size  : 6    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Pies                             Desserts
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           Sugar
      1/4  teaspoon      Salt
      1/2  teaspoon      Ground cinnamon
      1/4  cup           Cornstarch
      1/3  cup           Cocoa
      1/4  cup           Milk -- cold
    2      cups          Milk -- scalded
    3      tablespoons   Butter
    3                    Egg yolks
    1      teaspoon      Vanilla
                         9 baked pastry shell
                         Meringue (recipe follows)
 Preheat the oven to 300F.  Combine 1/2 cup of the sugar with the salt, cinnamon,
cornstarch and cocoa in the top of a double boiler. Blend in the cold milk.Stir
in the hot milk and cook over hot water until thick, about three to five minutes,
stirring constantly. Cover and continue cooking until very thick, about eight
minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the butter.  Beat the egg yolks lightly and
blend them with the remaining 1/2 cup sugar. Add a little of the hot mixture,
then stir into the remianing hot mixture.Cook, uncovered, over hot (not boiling)
water until very thick, about ten minutes.  Add the vanilla. Cool.Turn the
mixture into the baked pie shell. Top with meringe and bake twenty minutes. 
MERINGUE:  Combine three egg whites with 1/8 tsp salt and beat until the whites
stand in soft peaks.  Beat in four Tbl sugar, one Tbl at a time, until stiff.
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