How to make it

  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • Sift together the sugar, cocoa, salt and flour in mixing bowl and set aside.
  • Separate all four eggs.
  • Set egg whites aside in a large bowl for the meringue
  • Put the yolks in a heavy saucepan and beat well with a fork or whisk.
  • Then stir in the sifted dry ingredients alternately with the milk, adding just a little at a time to keep mixture smooth.
  • Cook mixture over medium heat, and add vanilla when it begins to boil.
  • Boil, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat; beat out any lumps that may have formed.
  • Pour into baked pie shell and top with meringue while filling is still hot.
  • Bake in 350°F oven until meringue is lightly browned, 12 to 15 minutes.
  • To avoid weeping meringue,place on warm or hot filling, not on a cold filling, sealing edges to crust
  • To Make meringue:
  • Beat the egg whites at high speed with an electric mixer until soft peaks form.
  • With mixer running, add the cream of tartar, then gradually add the sugar, a tablespoon at a time, and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Beat in the vanilla.

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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Mmmmmm my goodness how yummy!
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    " It was excellent "
    herby ate it and said...
    sounds fantastic!
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