Boston Cream Pie

My Mom always made Boston Cream Pie for my birthday.

Last year, my daughter made this one for me, thus continuing the tastiest of all family traditions.

Cake Ingredients:

1/2 cup butter
1 t vanilla
1 cup sugar
2 eggs
2 cups flour, spoon lightly into the measuring cup
2 t baking powder
1/2 t salt
2/3 cup milk Read More

Meatball Pie


Makes two pies (8 servings)

Filling Ingredients:

2 recipes meatballs
4 cups thick spaghetti sauce, homemade or from a jar
1 cup Parmesan cheese, shredded
8 oz. mozzarella cheese, shredded

Crust Ingredients:

2/3 cup warm water
1 (1/4 ounce) packet active dry yeast
1 t sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour, plus extra for kneading
1 t salt
2 eggs, beaten with a fork
6 T butter, softened
1 egg, with 1 T added water, beaten Read More

Dark Chocolate Coconut Pecan Pie

This pie is even better the next day… if there is any left… which makes it a winner for any busy-cook.


1 1/2 cup sugar
3 T Hershey’s Special Dark Chocolate Cocoa
1/8 t salt
6 1/2 oz (1/2 a 13 oz can) evaporated milk
2 eggs
1 t pure vanilla extract
2 T melted butter
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup pecans, chopped*
1 (9 inch) Perfect Pie Crust (Perfect Crust Instructions)
1 cup flaked coconut for topping Read More