Best Ever Chocolate Pie – With Seven Minute Frosting

Recipe by Carols Kitchen
READY IN: 1hr 30mins
SERVES: 16
YIELD: 2 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • FOR PIE CRUSTS (2 crusts).
  • Mix flour & salt in mixing bowl.
  • Using pastry blender, cut in Crisco until pea size.
  • Add cold water and mix with fork.
  • Form ball with hands. Don’t over mix.
  • Roll out on floured pastry sheet.
  • Bake at 375-400 until golden brown.
  • FOR PIE FILLING (for 1 pie):
  • In large mixing bowl combine sugar, flour and cocoa.
  • Add milk using wire whip and Mix well.
  • Cook in microwave for 2 minutes and whip.
  • Cook in microwave for another minute and whip.
  • Add beaten eggs and cook for 2 minutes in microwave and whip. (You may need to cook for another minute or two until the right consistency.).
  • After cooking add butter and vanilla.
  • Cool for a few minutes and pour into cooked pie shell.
  • Cover filling with plastic wrap and refrigerate.
  • When pie is chilled, top with 7 minute frosting (see recipe below).
  • Use a kitchen torch to brown frosting.
  • FOR SEVEN MINUTE FROSTING - TOPPING for 2 pies.
  • Place all ingredients except vanilla in top of double boiler (not over heat).
  • Beat 1 minute with electric mixer to blend.
  • Place over boiling water and cook, beating constantly, till frosting forms stiff peaks, about 7 minutes (don't overcook).
  • Remove from boiling water. Add vanilla, beat till spreading consistency, 2 minutes.
  • Spread on chilled chocolate pies. Brown top with cooking torch and serve.