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Vanilla Cream Pie

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Cornstarch 1 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Dash
  Milk 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Egg yolk 1 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baked pastry shell 2 (5 Inch)
Directions

In saucepan, combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt; gradually stir in milk.
Cook and stir till mixture thickens and boils; cook and stir 1 minute longer.
Remove from heat.
Stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolk.
Return to hot mixture; cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly.
Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla.
Pour into pastry shells.
For Meringue: Beat 1 egg white with dash cream of tartar and 1/4 teaspoon vanilla to soft peaks.
Gradually add 2 tablespoons sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Spread atop pies, sealing to edges of pastry.
Bake in moderate oven (350°) for 10 to 12 minutes or till meringue is golden.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Pie
Servings: 
2

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