Depression Chocolate Pie

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READY IN: 55mins
SERVES: 12-16
YIELD: 2 pies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    cups sugar
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 4
    tablespoons cocoa
  • 2
    cups milk
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons butter
  • 2
    tablespoons flour
  • 2
    prepared pie crusts, baked
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat egg yolks in a separate bowl.
  • In a large sauce pan, sift the dry ingredients together and add the butter and the milk.
  • add the beaten egg yolks.
  • Cook on medium heat until the mixture thickens, stirring regularly.
  • When the mixture gets to be the consistency of pudding dripping off the spoon in almost globs, pour into baked pie crust.
  • Mean while, beat the egg whites with 3/4 tablespoon sugar until they form stiff peaks; spread over cooling pie filling.
  • Bake in a preheated 425F oven for 10 minutes or until golden on the Meringue peaks.
  • Cool and serve.
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