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Maple Cream Pie Recipe

Maple Cream Pie
Posted by: Tuddles Thu, 25 Mar 2004, at 1:00 p.m.
Maple Cream Pie

1 3/4 cups milk 1/4 cup cornstarch
3.4 cup Maple Syrup 1.4 tsp. salt
2 egg yolks, slightly beaten 2 Tbsp. butter
1 cup whipping cream 1 Tbsp. maple syrup
slices almonds or walnut halves

Blend together 1/4 cup milk and cornstarch in sauce pan. Gradually stir in remaining milk, 3/4 cup syrup and slat. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil. Stir small amount of hot mixture into egg yolks. Return egg mixture to saucepan. Cook, stirring constantly, until thickened. Remove from heat; stir in butter until melted. Cool thoroughly.

Whip cream in a chilled bowl with chilled beaters until stiff peaks form. Fold half of whipped cream into filling. Turn into pastry. Fold one tablespoon syrup into remaining whipped cream and use to frost top of pie. Chill several hours. Garnish with almonds or walnuts.

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