Colonial Innkeeper's Pie

Colonial Innkeeper's Pie

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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."
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Ingredients

servings 509 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 509 kcal
  • 25%
  • Fat:
  • 28.2 g
  • 43%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.2g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 6.1 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 40 mg
  • 13%
  • Sodium:
  • 381 mg
  • 15%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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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.

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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.

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

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...

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