Total Time
2hrs 30mins
Prep 30 mins
Cook 2 hrs

I love this recipe! It's a fixture at every holiday gathering. Shaved chocolate on top is a pretty presentation. The secret is in the beating. A shortcut: You can cream the butter a little less than 10 minutes. Last time I put 2 eggs in together and beat 5 minutes and repeated the other 2.

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup stick butter (not whipped butter, not margarine, it won't set up)
  • 1 12 cups sugar
  • 2 ounces melted cooled unsweetened chocolate squares
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 4 eggs
  • baked pie shell
  • whipped cream (optional)
  • sliced almonds (optional)

Directions

  1. Cream butter. Gradually add sugar. Cream micture 10-15 minutes.
  2. Blend in chocolate, vanilla, and the eggs. Must add eggs one at a time, beating 5 minutes after each (or see shortcut).
  3. Pour into baked pie shell. Chill 2 hours.
  4. Garnish with whipped cream &/or almonds. Again, the secret is in the beating - enjoy!

Reviews

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This is so rich and so good. The mixing is tiring, but very worth it. The results is a creamy pie with tons of chocolate flavor. One slice is more than enough. Thanks!

~Bekah~ April 10, 2005

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