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Vanilla Cream Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marietta Wilson
Added: Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 pie shell
1/2 c. sugar
3 T. flour
1 T. cornstarch
1/4 t. salt
1 1/2 c. milk
3 egg yolks slightly beaten
1 t. butter
1 t. vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Combine sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt in the top of a double boiler. Mix together with a wooden spoon. Gradually add milk, egg yolks and butter. Have boiler touching the boiling water. Stir constantly for about seven minutes. When thickened, add vanilla.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma Marietta sometimes adds bananas that have been dipped in pineapple juice (to keep them from browning) to make Banana cream pie.

 

 

 

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