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Grape Filling

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  Grape juice 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Water 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Cornstarch 3 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Granulated sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine / vegetable shortening / salad oil 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 3 Tablespoon

Heat grape juice and water in the top of a double boiler over direct heat.
Combine cornstarch, salt, and sugar, and mix thoroughly.
Gradually add the grape-juice mixture, while stirring constantly.
Return to double boiler, and cook over boiling water, stirring constantly, until smooth and thickened.
Then cook, covered, 15 min longer, stirring occasionally.
Add butter, and stir until melted.
Cool, add lemon juice, and stir until blended.
Use as a filling for Grape Layer Cake, 4 tablesp all-purpose flour may be substituted for the cornstarch, in which case slowly stir grape juice and water, into combined flour, salt, and sugar, then cook.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 749 Calories from Fat 107

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 12 g18.8%

Saturated Fat 7.7 g38.5%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg10.8%

Sodium 502 mg20.9%

Total Carbohydrates 163 g54.4%

Dietary Fiber 0.71 g2.8%

Sugars 118.9 g

Protein 0.42 g0.83%

Vitamin A 7.8% Vitamin C 90.4%

Calcium 1.8% Iron 2.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Grape Filling Recipe