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Kentucky Stack Pie Recipe

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Iona Reid
Added: Thursday, July 9, 2009


Pastry for 6 - 9 inch pie shells
10 egg yolks
3 cup sugar
1 cup heavy cream or evaporated milk
1 1/2 cup melted butter

Caramel Icing:
1/2 cup butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup milk
2 cups confectioners sugar

For bottom pie shell, line pie plate with pastry and flute rim. For remaining 5 pie shells, line pie plates with pastry and cut off just below the rim. Beat egg yolks until thick and lemon colored. Beat in sugar; add cream. Beat in melted butter. Divide batter evenly among the 6 pie shells. Bake at 350 oven 20-25 minutes or until set. Cool on racks. Remove all but bottom pie with fluted rim from pie plates and stack on top of bottom pie. Frost top and sides with caramel icing. Chill overnight.
Caramel icing: Melt butter in 2 quart sauce pan, add brown sugar. Cook, stirring constantly, 5 minutes. Cool slightly, add 1/2 cup milk; beat until smooth. Add 2 cups confectioners sugar; beat until smooth and thick enough to spread.




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