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Colonial Innkeeper's Pie

My Mother-in-law gave this to me years ago. I think she got it from the local newspaper.

Ingredients

Sauce

Pie

  1. 1 cup flour, sifted
  2. 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  3. 1 teaspoon baking powder
  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  5. 1/4 cup shortening
  6. 1/2 cup milk
  7. 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  8. 1 egg
  9. 1 unbaked 9-inch pie shell
  10. 1/2 cup chopped walnuts

Instructions

  1. Melt chocolate in water. Add sugar and bring to a boil. Stir constantly.
  2. Remove from heat. Stir in butter and set aside.
  3. Mix flour, sugar, baking powder, salt. Add shortening, milk and vanilla extract. Beat for 2 minutes.
  4. Add egg and beat. Pour batter into pie shell.
  5. Stir chocolate sauce and pour carefully over batter.
  6. Sprinkle with walnuts.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees F for 50-60 minutes.

Posted by jerseyjan at recipegoldmine.com.