Chocolate Pie

This is a chocolate pie recipe that has been handed down a few generations. It makes creamy, decadent chocolate pie that is truly a taste experience to remember.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup flour
  • 2 – 3 oz. unsweetened chocolate, coarsely chopped
  • 3 cups milk
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla
  • 3 egg yolks, lightly beaten
  • 1 tbsp. butter
  • One baked 9″ pie shell
  • 1 recipe meringue (below)

Directions for Chocolate Pie

  • Blend flour, sugar and salt in a saucepan. Add milk gradually, stirring until smooth.
  • Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens.
  • Remove from heat. Add chocolate; stir until well blended.
  • Add a small amount of cooked mixture to beaten egg yolks. Add to remaining mixture in saucepan.
  • Return to heat and bring to a boil. Remove from heat then add the butter and vanilla, mix well.
  • Cover with waxed paper and cool slightly. Place cooled filling into pie shell, top with meringue.
  • Bake at 275 for 15 minutes or until lightly browned.

Meringue

Ingredients

  • 3 egg whites
  • 1/4 tsp. cream of tartar
  • 1/3 cup sugar

Directions

  • Beat egg whites and cream of tartar until foamy.
  • Add sugar gradually, continuing to beat until soft peaks are formed. Spread over filling. Seal to
  • edge of crust to prevent shrinking.
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