Basic Cream Pie..Multi Use
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- 1/2 stick
- oleo (or butter)
- 1 c
- 6 Tbsp
- flour (i use heaping tbsp)
- 1 c
- egg yolks
- baked 9 in pie shell
1Melt 1/2 stick oleo in saucepan. Remove from burner.
2Add the flour, sugar, milk, using whisk to mix well.
Put back on burner, medium heat, and whisk constantly until it has thickened.
3Stir together the 3 egg yolks. When mixture above is thickened remove from burner, add 2 or 3 Tablespoons to egg yolks to warm them. Next add the yolks to the mixture in the saucepan, whisking as you pour. You don't put back on burner.
41) To make pineapple pie, I add an 8 oz can crushed pineapple and stir well. Pour into baked 9 in pie shell. Chill and top with whipped cream.
2) For chocolate pies, I add 2 - 3 tablespoons of Hershey's Cocoa Natural Unsweetened (can use other dry cocoa). This I add with the sugar at beginning.
3) For coconut pies I add a small can of coconut after cooking before pouring into the baked pie shell.