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This is an easy recipe for making pudding or pie filling from scratch. For a little variety, try stirring 4 tablespoons of cocoa powder as it cooks, or stir in 1 to 2 cups flaked coconut or 3 sliced bananas to the filling just before refrigerating.

Recipe Summary

cook:
10 mins
total:
15 mins
prep:
5 mins
Servings:
16
Yield:
2 -10 inch pies
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Ingredients

16
Original recipe yields 16 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, mix together the sugar, cornstarch and 3 cups milk. If making chocolate, mix in cocoa powder. Bring to a boil and stir frequently until mixture thickens.n

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  • Whisk together last cup of milk with egg yolks. As pudding thickens, add egg yolk mixture and stir frequently. Bring to a boil for 1 minute.n

  • Remove from heat, stir in butter and vanilla.n

  • Pour into baked pie shells or use as a pudding. Refrigerate until chilled.n

Nutrition Facts

155 calories; protein 2.7g; carbohydrates 29.9g; fat 3g; cholesterol 58mg; sodium 32.3mg. Full Nutrition
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