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       Title: Black Bottom Pie
  Categories: Desserts, Pies, Londontowne
       Yield: 8 servings
     1/2 c  Sugar                             1/4 c  Cold water
       1 ea 9 baked pastry shell               1 ts Vanilla
       1 tb Cornstarch                        1/2 ts Vanilla extract
       1 tb Unflavored gelatin                  6 oz Semi-sweet chocolate bits
       2 c  Scalded milk                        4 ea Egg whites
       4 ea Egg yolks, beaten                 1/2 c  Sugar
   Combine cornstarch & 1/2 c sugar. Slowly add milk to egg yolks, then stir
   into sugar & cornstarch mixture. Cook in double boiler, stirring
   constantly, until it coats spoon. Remove from heat, add vanilla. Remove
   one cup of this custard mixture and stir in chocolate bits until melted.
   Pour chocolate mixture inyo pastry shell & chill.
   Soften gelatin in water and add to remaining hot custard; stir until
   gelatin is dissolved. Add flavoring. Chill until slightly thickened. Beat
   eggs whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add remaining sugar while
   beating, until stiff. Fold custard/gelatin into egg whites and pile over
   chocolate layer in pie shell. Chill until set and garnish with chopped
   Mrs. Henry D. Chaplin