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Coffee Cream Pie


  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 5 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 1 cup strong coffee
  • 1 egg, slightly beaten
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 baked pastry shell
  • Whipped cream

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  1. Combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  2. Heat milk and coffee together. Gradually add to cornstarch mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over boiling water until thick and smooth, stirring frequently (about 15 minutes).
  3. Pour part of the mixture over egg, blending thoroughly.
  4. Return to double boiler and cook 2 minutes longer. Cool.
  5. Add vanilla extract.
  6. Turn into pastry shell.
  7. Cover with whipped cream.