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

Step-By-Step

1Combine cocoa, sugar, salt, and flour in saucepan. Gradually stir in evaporated milk and water. Cook, stirring constantly until slightly thickened.

2Pour 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.

3Beat 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.

4Pour 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