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Vanilla Cream Pie

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The vaniila cream pie is a delightful and classic pie recipe that is sure to be a hit with any family. Prepared with egg yolks, butter, flour and sugar and flavored with vanilla, the vanilla cream pie is baked in a pastry shell and good when served with ice cream.
Ingredients
  Sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Enriched flour/3 tablespoons cornstarch 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Milk 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Egg yolks 3 , slightly beaten
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Baked 9 inch pastry shell 1
  Meringue 2 Cup (32 tbs) (1 Recipe)
Directions

In saucepan, combine sugar, flour, and salt; gradually stir in milk.
Cook and stir over medium heat till mixture boils.
Cook 2 minutes longer; remove from heat.
Stir small amount hot mixture into yolks; return to hot mixture; cook and stir 2 minutes.
Remove from heat.
Add butter, vanilla; cool to room temperature.
Pour into pastry shell.
Meringue: Beat 3 egg whites with 1/2 teaspoon vanilla and 1/4 teaspoon cream of tartar till soft peaks form.
Gradually add 6 tablespoons sugar, beating to stiff peaks.
Spread over filling, sealing to pastry.
Bake at 350° about 12 to 15 minutes.
Cool.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Pie

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