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Ingredients[]

Pastry crust[]

Filling[]

Sweetened whipped cream[]

Directions[]

Pastry crust[]

  1. In medium bowl, stir together flour, salt and baking powder.
  2. Cut in shortening until pieces are size of small peas; sprinkle in water, tossing with fork until all flour is moistened.
  3. Roll dough into circle about ⅛ inch thick.
  4. Fit into 9-inch pie plate; flute edge.

Filling[]

  1. Heat oven to 350°F.
  2. In medium saucepan, stir together ⅔ cup sugar and cocoa; stir in water.
  3. Cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute.
  4. Remove from heat; add butter and 1½ teaspoons vanilla, stirring until butter is melted.
  5. Set aside.
  6. In small bowl, stir together flour, remaining ¾ cup sugar, baking powder and salt; add shortening, milk and.
  7. Remaining 1 teaspoon vanilla.
  8. Beat on medium speed of electric mixer 2 minutes.
  9. Add egg; beat 2 minutes.
  10. Spoon batter into prepared crust.
  11. Stir chocolate mixture; gently pour over batter.
  12. Sprinkle nuts over top.
  13. Bake 55 to 60 minutes or until wooden pick inserted in cake portion comes out clean.
  14. Cool slightly; serve warm with Sweetened whipped cream.

Sweetened whipped cream[]

  1. In small bowl, combine, cold whipping cream, sugar, and vanilla extract, beat until stiff.
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