Chocolate Cream Meringue Pie

Recipe by Carole Reu
READY IN: 54mins
SERVES: 8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FILLING:
  • Combine sugar, flour, cocoa, and salt in medium saucepan; stir in milk.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture boils; remove from heat.
  • Stir half of the mixture into beaten egg yolks; return egg mixture to saucepan.
  • Continue cooking and stirring over medium heat until mixture boils; boil and stir for 1 minute.
  • Remove from heat and stir in butter and vanilla.
  • Cool for 10 minutes.
  • Pour into pre-baked pie shell.
  • MERINGUE TOPPING:
  • Heat oven to 350°F.
  • In small mixing bowl, beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.
  • Gradually add sugar and beat until stiff peaks form.
  • Spread this on warm pie filling, carefully sealing to the edges of crust.
  • Bake 5 to 8 minutes or just until meringue is lightly browned.
  • Cool to room temperature; chill for several hours.
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