Chocolate Pie

"I adopted this recipe during the Great Recipe Adoption of Feb 2005. I haven't tried it out yet. But I shall be trying this recipe soon and once I do, I'll update it with my comments. Please feel free to do so and post your comments. Update: I have taken into account comments about the milk and have made some amendments. Thanks."
 
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Ready In:
25mins
Ingredients:
8
Yields:
1 8-inch pies
Serves:
8-12
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ingredients

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directions

  • Mix flour,cocoa,sugar.
  • Add egg yolks.
  • Add milk a little at a time until you have the dry ingredients and eggs mixed well.
  • Add vanilla and butter.
  • Cook over medium heat until thick stirring constantly.
  • Pour into baked pie shell.
  • Top with meringue and brown.

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Reviews

  1. Deise Hunt
    I am a true chocolate pie lover. I cooked the pie as directed using one deep dish 9" pie pan and a ready made refrigerated pie crust (next time I will make it with my own crust). The filling sliced very well and yet it was creamy and delicious. I made the meringue using the 2 egg whites from the eggs used in the filling, adding 1/4 tsp of cream of tartar and 3 tbsp of sugar, and then baking at 400 degrees until golden. Over all very good.
     
  2. Amberngriffinco
    I JUST made this this morning. It comes out thick and VERY CHOCOLATELY.. didn't need to add extra chocolate.. as a diabetic, it's too sweet to me, but in general, it's a super easy pantry dessert and it tastes rich!! Great surprise on this snowy day for DH and DS. amberngriffinco
     
  3. Weewah
    For the fantastic flavor and texture, I highly reccomend this pie. However I (like others) saw that it wasn't going to thicken like it should. My can of evaporated milk was 2 oz. more than this recipe called for, so I stirred some cornstarch into it, and poured it into the boiling filling w/ some chocolate chips to keep the chocolate flavor from thinning out. Worked like a charm.
     
  4. FoodieDiva007
    Fabulous!! DH is a true chocolate pie fanatic and he said THIS is what it should taste like! The pudding is so silky and chocolatey. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because my pudding didn't want to thicken very well. I kept wanting to add another Tbls flour ut resisted the urge. It did, eventually thicken, it just took SOOOOO long!! GREAT recipe however, thanks!!
     
  5. aprilestoddert
    I used my two egg whites for the meringue. It made a thin layer. If you want thicker use four egg whites. the pudding was AWESOME.
     
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Tweaks

  1. EmmyDuckie
    My husband, the chocoholic around here, just loved this pie. I did it with a graham cracker crust, and whipped cream instead of meringue. It was a hit. Thanks!
     

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