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Coffee 'n Cream Pie

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The coffe and cream pie is a coffee flavored dessert pie that is chilled instead of baking. Prepared with gelatin and coffee powder along with eggs, milk, sugar, and heavy cream, flavored with a dash of vanilla, the coffee cream pie is a great summer dessert.
Ingredients
  Unflavored gelatin 1 Tablespoon
  Cold water 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Instant coffee 3 Tablespoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Milk 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Egg whites 2
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Heavy cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), whipped
  9-inch baked pastry shell 1
Directions

Soften gelatin in cold water.
Combine instant coffee, 1/3 cup sugar, and yolks; stir in milk gradually.
Cook and stir over hot, not boiling water, until mixture thickens slightly.
Remove from heat immediately.
Add gelatin and stir till dissolved.
Add vanilla.
Chill till partially set, then beat until fluffy.
Beat egg whites and salt till foamy; gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating to soft peaks.
Fold into gelatin mixture.
Fold in whipped cream.
Turn into pie shell.
Chill firm.
Trim with walnut halves, if desired.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Dish: 
Pie
Servings: 
9

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