⅓ cup of flour (or ¼ cup of corn starch)
1 cup of sugar
¼ teaspoon of salt
2 cups of milk, scalded
3 slightly beaten (with fork) egg yolks
2 tablespoons of butter or margarine
1 teaspoon of vanilla
2, 1 ounce squares of unsweetened chocolate
Need Double boiler
3 egg whites
6 tablespoons of sugar
Mix flour, sugar and salt in container with lid and shake so flour won't be lumpy.
Melt 2, 1 ounce squares of unsweetened chocolate in scalded milk in the double boiler.
Add the flour mixture to the milk in the top of the double boiler.
Cook over moderate heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.
Add small amount to egg yolks, then stir into hot mixture.
Cook for a minute or two, stirring.
Add butter and vanilla, stirring.
Pour mixture into pie crust.
Cover with meringue, made of 3 stiff - beaten egg whites and 6 tablespoons of sugar.
Bake in 350º oven for about 15 minutes.
Yields 1 pie