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The Colonial Innkeepers Pie


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Ingredients:

  • 1 c Flour
  • 3/4 c Sugar
  • 1 ts Baking Powder
  • 1/2 ts Salt
  • 1/3 c Butter Or Margarine
  • 1/2 c Milk
  • 1/2 ts Vanilla
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1 Pie Crust (9 Inch)*; unbaked --The Sauce---
  • 2 Squares (1 Oz.) Unsweetened Baking Chocolate
  • 3/4 c Boiling Water
  • 1 c Sugar
  • 1/3 c Butter Or Margarine
  • 2 ts Vanilla
  • 1/2 c Chopped Nuts --For Garnish---
  • Shaved Chocolate
  • Whipped Cream Or Vanilla Ice Cream

Directions:

*Use glass pie plate.
 
FOR THE PIE:
 
Sift together flour, sugar, baking powder, and salt. Combine the butter, milk and vanilla and add dry ingredients to this. Beat 2 minutes. Add the eggs and beat 2 minutes more. Pour into unbaked pie shell.
 
FOR THE SAUCE:
 
Melt chocolate in boiling water. Add sugar and bring to a boil. Remove from heat and add butter and vanilla. Pour sauce over pie batter; sprinkle nutmeats over the top. Bake at 350° F 55 to 60 minutes or until done. Garnish with whipped cream or vanilla ice cream and shavings of chocolate.
 
Source: "Mountain Measures" -- Junior League of Charleston, WV ed. 1974
 
Recipe by: Mrs. William E. Hamb Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #669 by Bill Spalding <billspa@icanect.net> on Jul 13, 1997