Pasadena Cafeteria's Chess Pie

Pasadena Cafeteria's Chess Pie

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Many years ago I was happy to see this recipe printed in the local paper since the restaurant that served it was out of business.It was one of my favorite desserts at the Pasadena Cafeteria.The slightly lemon flavor and walnuts make this pie deliscious!
The strange amounts may be because the recipe was scaled down for one pie.
I sometimes use all purpose flour instead of the cake flour,I've also used 7/8 c milk instead of the milk powder.Omit the hot water and the pie comes out fine.

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★★★★★ 1 vote

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Cook:
1 Hr

Ingredients

  • ·
    1/3 plus 1 t.cake flour
  • 2 c
    sugar
  • 1 pinch
    salt
  • ·
    1/3 c plus 1 t. nonfat dry milk powder
  • 1/4 c
    melted butter
  • ·
    peel of 1 lemon
  • 7/8 c
    hot water
  • 1/4 c
    lemon juice
  • 6
    eggs,slightly beaten
  • 1/4 c
    broken walnuts or pecans
  • ·
    1 9-inch pie shell,unbaked

How to Make Pasadena Cafeteria's Chess Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Combine dry ingredients and lemon peel in a bowl.Pour in hot water and juice.Combine eggs and butter,add to mixture,blend well.Fold in nuts.Pour into shell.Bake in a 350 deg oven 1 hour or until set.

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About Pasadena Cafeteria's Chess Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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