Cream pie

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Cream pie
Coconut cream pie.jpg
A slice of coconut cream pie topped with toasted coconut
Place of originUnited States
Main ingredientsPie shell, milk, cream, flour, eggs
Cookbook:Cream pie  Cream pie
 
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Cream pie
Coconut cream pie.jpg
A slice of coconut cream pie topped with toasted coconut
Place of originUnited States
Main ingredientsPie shell, milk, cream, flour, eggs
Cookbook:Cream pie  Cream pie

A cream pie is a type of pie filled with a rich custard or pudding that is made from milk, cream, flour, and eggs. It can come in many forms, including vanilla, lemon, lime, peanut butter, banana, coconut, and chocolate. A constant feature of all cream pies is the whipped cream topping. The custard filling is related to the French crème patissière which is a key component of various French cakes and tarts. It is a one-crust pie.

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Cream pies are often associated with comedians who use them as a gimmick in their routines. When used for show business purposes, cream pies are generally mock-up pies made from only canned whipped cream or sometimes the less expensive shaving cream.

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