Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

I love German Chocolate Cake, but sometimes have cravings for pie, so this one does it for me. It's great with a dollap of whipped cream on top too!!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a sauce pan, melt chocolate and butter over low heat, stirring to mix well.
  2. Remove from the heat and gradually blend in milk; set aside.
  3. In a bowl, combine sugar, cornstarch and salt.
  4. Stir in eggs and vanilla.
  5. Gradually stir in chocolate mixture.
  6. Pour into pastry shell.
  7. Combine pecans and coconut; sprinkle over filling.
  8. Bake at 375 degrees F.
  9. for 45-50 minutes or until puffed and browned.
  10. Cool 4 hours.
  11. Chill (filling will become firm as it cools).


Most Helpful

This is the German Chocolate Pie that my grandmother used to make. It is the very BEST!!! Thanks for posting.

texasjj October 25, 2009

Personally I think that this is delicious.It was quick & easy to make & everyone I have served it to loves it. Try it I don't think you'll be sorry

penguinlover1958 September 13, 2007

I must say I was a little disappointed but I have come to realize that I am not that fond of German chocolate. My parents, husband, and sister really enjoyed it though so thanks.

Popme123 June 15, 2006

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