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Mamaw's Chocolate Pie Recipe

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pie shell
1 Tbsp cornstarch
2 Tbsp sugar
1/2 c. water

1 c. sugar
1/4 c. flour
1/4 c. cocoa
dash salt
2 c. milk
3 egg yolks
1 tsp. vanilla
1 Tbsp. butter

3 egg whites
dash salt
6 Tbsp. sugar

Cook pie shell

Mix 1 Tbsp cornstarch, 2 Tbsp. sugar,and 1/2 c. water. Bring to boil. Boil 1 min. Cover and set aside to cool

Combine sugar, flour, cocoa, salt, milk, and egg yolks. Bring to boil - stirring constantly. Set aside. Put 1 tsp. vanilla and 1 Tbsp. butter on top. Wait until butter melts then stir. Place into pie shell

Beat egg whites and dash of salt until foamy. Add 6 Tbsp sugar one at a time and beat until stiff peaks form. Place on pie filling.

Bake at 350F until meringue is brown - about 10 mins




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