Holiday Gingerbread Chess Pie

1
Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

This is a crackly topped, creamy custard pie with spicy gingerbread flavors of molasses, ginger, cinnamon, cloves, and allspice. If you like gingerbread, you will love this special treat. Try it warm with a dollop of lightly sweetened whipped cream or vanilla ice cream.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
6-8 depending on size of slices
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
55 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1
    9 inch unbaked pie shell
  • 1/4 c
    butter
  • 4 large
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    dark molasses
  • 1/4 c
    heavy cream
  • 1 Tbsp
    vinegar or lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp
    cornmeal
  • 1 Tbsp
    flour
  • 1 tsp
    ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp
    allspice
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1/4 tsp
    cloves
  • ·
    whipped cream, sweetened

How to Make Holiday Gingerbread Chess Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Melt butter and cool slightly.
  3. Beat eggs and sugar on medium speed until thick and pale. Add butter and the rest of ingredients until thoroughly combined.
  4. Bake in oven on a baking sheet for about 50 minutes or until set in the center.
  5. Enjoy warm with whipped cream or a scoop of ice cream!

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About Holiday Gingerbread Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American




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