Basic Cream Pie..Multi Use

Basic Cream Pie..multi Use Recipe

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Kathryn Gibson

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@agypsygrl

I've used this recipe most of my married life and don't remember where it came from. Hope you enjoy it!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 stick
    oleo (or butter)
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 6 Tbsp
    flour (i use heaping tbsp)
  • 1 c
    milk
  • 3
    egg yolks
  • 1
    baked 9 in pie shell

How to Make Basic Cream Pie..Multi Use

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt 1/2 stick oleo in saucepan. Remove from burner.
  2. Add the flour, sugar, milk, using whisk to mix well.
    Put back on burner, medium heat, and whisk constantly until it has thickened.
  3. Stir 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.
  4. 1) 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.

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About Basic Cream Pie..Multi Use

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #easy




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