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coffee pie

Recipe by
virginia duncan
decatur, AR

This came from Mrs. Marion Johnson's old recipe book. This had printed pages from Edith Hanson Kitchen Club Recipes I haven't heard of this collection before.

prep time 15 Min
method No-Cook or Other

Ingredients For coffee pie

  • 1 Tbsp
    plain gelatine
  • 1/4 c
    cold water
  • 3
    eggs, separated
  • 1 c
  • 1 c
    cold strong coffee
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 1 tsp
  • 1
    graham cracker crust

How To Make coffee pie

  • 1
    Soften gelatin in water 5 minutes.
  • 2
    Beat egg yolks until light; beat in 1/2 c. sugar gradually, add coffee slowly, then salt.
  • 3
    Cook over boiling water 5 minutes, stirring constantly. Add gelatin and stir until dissolved; Chill until mixture begins to thicken.
  • 4
    Beat egg whites until stiff, beat in remaining sugar gradually and add vanilla. Fold into gelatin mixture.
  • 5
    Pour into crust and chill until firm. Cover with whipped cream topping.