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Vanilla Cream Pie Recipe

Serves 8

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup and 2 tsp cornstarch, divided
  • 1/8 tsp salt
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1 1/2 tbsp butter or margarine
  • 1 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 baked 9-inch pastry shell
  • 3/4 cup whipping cream
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar, sifted


Instructions:

1. Combine sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a heavy saucepan; stir well.
2. Combine egg yolks and milk; gradually stir into sugar mixture.
3. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and boils.
4. Boil for 1 minute, stirring constantly.
5. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
6. Immediately pour into pastry shell.
7. Cover filling with wax paper.
8. Let cool for 30 minutes; then chill until firm.
9. Beat whipping cream until foamy; gradually add powdered sugar, beating until soft peaks form.
10. Spread whipped cream over filling.
11. Chill.



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Course:Dessert
Cuisine:American
Preparation Method:Baking
Dish:Pie
Difficulty:Easy

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