Prep 20 mins
Cook 2 hrs
"This incredibly rich and gooey pie is guaranteed to satisfy anyone with a sweet tooth" From Great American Home Baking.
- 1 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon sugar
- 1⁄2 teaspoon salt
- 1⁄2 teaspoon baking powder
- 6 tablespoons chilled butter, cut into small pieces
- 1 large egg, lightly beaten
- 2⁄3 cup dark corn syrup
- 2⁄3 cup sugar
- 4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped
- 1⁄4 cup butter
- 3 large eggs
- chocolate shavings (optional)
- To prepare the crust, in a medium bowl, mix together flour, sugar, salt, and baking powder.
- Using a pastry blender or two knives, cut the butter into the flour mixture until coarse crumbs form.
- Add the beaten egg, tossing with a fork until a slightly dry dough forms.
- Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and knead quickly 3 or 4 times until smooth.
- Shape dough into a disk, wrap in plastice wrap, and chill in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
- Preheat the oven to 350.
- On a lightly floured surface, using a lightly floured rolling pin, roll the dough into a 12 inch circle.
- Fit the dough into a 9 inch pie pan.
- Trim the excess dough, leaving a 1/2 inch overhang.
- Fold the dough under; make a decorative edge.
- Chill crust while preparing filling.
- To prepare the filling, in a medium saucepan, stir together the corn syrup and sugar.
- Bring to a boil over medium heat.
- Remove the pan from the heat.
- Stir in the chocolate and butter.
- Let stand for 1 minute to melt.
- Whisk until smooth.
- In a large bowl, whisk eggs.
- Gradually whisk in the chocolate mixture until well blended.
- Pour the filling into the crust.
- Bake the pie until the filling is set, 35 to 45 minutes.
- Transfer the pie to a wire rack to cool completely.
- Sprinkle with the chocolate shavings and chill until ready to serve.
This is it!! I have been trying to find a chocolat pie recipe like my Grandmother made. My mother tried over the years to get it from her but she didn't have one she just eyeballed everything. ;) This is soooooooo good! Took me back about 20 years with my first bite. Thank you for sharing this!