Grandma's Chocolate Pie

Sharon Whitley

By
@aggiemom20002000

Enjoy! This is old Southern recipe and everyone used to wait for grandma to get up and put some coffee on. Then they knew it was time to have a slice of pie.


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Serves:

6-8

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

25 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1
baked pie shell
3 Tbsp
(heaping) cocoa
1/2 c
sugar
1/2 tsp
salt
3 Tbsp
(heaping), flour
1 c
evaporated milk
1 c
water
3
eggs, seperated
1 Tbsp
vanilla extract
2 Tbsp
butter

MERINGUE

3
egg whites
1/4 tsp
cream of tartar
1/2 tsp
vanilla extract
6 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine cocoa, sugar, salt, and flour in saucepan. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and water. Cook, stirring constantly until slightly thickened.
2
Pour a little of the hot mixture into egg yolks that have been slightly beaten. Pour back into pan, cook 1 minute, remove from heat and add vanilla and butter. stir until blended.
3
Beat the egg whites and cream of tartar on medium speed until foamy. Add extract, beat until soft peaks form. Beat in sugar 1 tablespoon at a time, on high, until stiff peaks form.
4
Pour cocoa mix into a baked, cooked pie shell.

Top with meringue, bake in preheated oven at 350F for 15 minutes or until golden.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom