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Chocolate Meringue Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Frazier

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Pudding:
2 C. milk
1 C. sugar
1/3 C. flour
tsp. salt
2 Tbs. chocolate
3 eggs, separated (yolks for the pudding, whites for the meringue)
1 Tbs. butter
1 tsp. vanilla

Meringue:
3 egg whites
tsp. cream of tartar
C. sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Pudding:
Add milk slowly to sugar, flour, salt, chocolate, beaten egg yolks, butter, and vanilla in a saucepan over low heat. Cook until soft boil and thickened. Pour pudding mixture into baked pie shell.

Meringue:
(Use a CLEAN metal bowl)
Beat room temperature egg whites with mixer until they are glossy and smooth, add cream of tartar to help egg whites hold form. Slowly add sugar to the whites.
Spread meringue on top of pie making peaks, place pie in 350* warm oven (about 4 inches from heat) for about 10 minutes, until golden.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
1 pie
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
15-20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
The pie recipe is from our friend Patti Poole and the meringue recipe is one of my long time favorites that has been around forever....

 

 

 

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