Grandma Linscott's Cream Pie, from Mary Salmon

Grandma Linscott's Cream Pie, From Mary Salmon Recipe

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Beth M.


In 1995 I worked part-time assisting an elderly woman, who needed a little help cleaning, and occasionally going to shop with her. Mary was an elegant,intelligent lady, formerly a nurse, and a wonderful cook. when her husband died, she lived alone, still enjoyed a cocktail in the afternoons, and she made herself wonderful meals using fresh fish,and often home baked cookies,pies and cakes. She still entertained old friends at lunch or for dinner, and this is a dessert she served.


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  • 4
  • 1 c
  • 1 tsp
    lemon extract
  • 1/2 c
    potato flour
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 3/4 tsp
    cream of tartar

  • 4 Tbsp
  • 1/8 tsp
  • 1 oz
    baking chocolate, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp
    cream (heavy)
  • 1 c
    whipping cream (heavy)
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract

How to Make Grandma Linscott's Cream Pie, from Mary Salmon


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Pepare two round,layer-cake pans.
  2. Mix together eggs, sugar, lemon extract, potato flour and lemon extract, with an electric hand- blender. Pour half the batter into each cake pan. Bake 15-20 minutes.
  3. Using a double boiler, stir sugar, salt,chocolate until melted. Remove from heat and add 2 Tbs.cream and beat with a wire whisk until all ingredients are well-blended. Cool thoroughly.
  4. Whip 1 cup heavy cream and 1/2 tsp. vanilla, fold this into the cooled chocolate mixture.
  5. Split each layer of cake horizonally, and spread the chocolate cream filling on each layer. Chill for an hour or more, if not serving immediately.

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About Grandma Linscott's Cream Pie, from Mary Salmon

Course/Dish: Cakes
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: American

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