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

  • 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.

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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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