Rating: 4.5 stars
9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 7
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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.

Recipe Summary

Servings:
8
Yield:
1 -9 inch pie
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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Bake in a 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 55 to 60 minutes. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

509 calories; protein 6.1g; carbohydrates 61.2g; fat 28.2g; cholesterol 39.7mg; sodium 380.9mg. Full Nutrition
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