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Colonial Innkeeper's Pie

"This is a cake in a pie crust with a delicious chocolate layer. Serve warm with ice cream or sweetened whipped cream. Pecans may be substituted for the walnuts."
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Ingredients

servings 509 cals
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 -9 inch pie)

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Directions

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  1. In a small pan, melt the chocolate with the water. Stir in 2/3 cup sugar. Heat to boiling, stirring constantly. Remove from heat. Stir in butter or margarine and 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla. Set aside.
  2. Blend together flour, 3/4 cup sugar, baking powder, salt, shortening, milk, and 1/2 teaspoon vanilla with an electric mixer on low speed to mix. Beat on medium speed for 2 minutes. Mix in the egg. Beat 2 minutes more. Pour batter into the pastry lined pan. Stir chocolate mixture, and pour over batter. Sprinkle with the nuts.
  3. Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 509 calories; 28.2 g fat; 61.2 g carbohydrates; 6.1 g protein; 40 mg cholesterol; 381 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

This was my mom's "special" pie growing up. We all loved it and it was fancy enough to bring to dinner parties.

Most helpful critical review

I did not care for this recipe AT ALL. More like cake. The batter spilled over on both pies and made a mess.

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This was my mom's "special" pie growing up. We all loved it and it was fancy enough to bring to dinner parties.

Absolutely wonderful. I actually used 2 ounces of chocolate instead of 1 1/2 (there was a small incident...) and it still turned out beautifully. I think part of what made it great was the mys...

This looks exactly like the pie recipe my Mom has from my Grandmother. It's tradition in our family to make a pumpkin pie and Colonial Innkeeper's for our Thanksgiving dinner. It has a wonderf...

Made this as a request from a co-worker, his mom used to make it for special occasions and had passed away a few years ago. Great pie!! lesson learned though...USE A DEEP DISH PIE SHELL!

I have made this pie for years, as it was my husband's favorite growing up. All the recipes I find are exactly like this and all call for 9 inch pie crust. The only way I have made this successf...

I did not care for this recipe AT ALL. More like cake. The batter spilled over on both pies and made a mess.