Chocolate Pie With Meringue
Pies & Pastries
baked pie shell
cream of tartar
Mix together cocoa, sugar, cornstarch and salt in a saucepan.
Gradually stir in milk, mixing well until smooth. Cook over medium
heat until filling thickens, stirring constantly. Boil 1 minute and
remove from heat . Slowly stir about half the chocolate mixture into
slightly beaten egg yolks. Then blend into hot mixture in saucepan. Boil
1 minute more, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and blend in butter
and vanilla. Pour into baked pie shell and cover with meringue.
MERINGUE: Beat egg whites with cream of tartar until foamy. Add 4 T.
sugar gradually and beat until stiff peaks hold. Flavor with 1/2 t.
vanilla. Pile onto pie and brown in hot oven (400 deg.) for 8-10
By KKBG35A RUTH BURKHAR