CHOCOLATE WHIPPED CREAM PIE .. from scratch

Nancy J. Patrykus

By
@Finnjin

My family loves this delicious MILE HIGH CHOCOLATE WHIPPED CREAM PIE. Another recipe long ago recipe from scratch.
I made it yesterday for my grand daughter visiting from Seattle.
Oh sure I know, there is instant pudding, whipped cream in a can, ready to bake pie crusts, etc.etc.
But once you make and taste the difference of a homemade pie,from scratch with pure ingredients,Then you can truly say..it is heavenly. Another desert to die for!!


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Serves:

Family

Prep:

25 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Ingredients

3/4 c
sugar
1/3 c
corn starch
1/2 tsp
salt
3-3/4 c
milk
5 large
egg yolks
3
squares (3ounces) unsweetened chocolate, melted
2 Tbsp
butter cut into pieces
2 tsp
vanilla
1 c
heavy or whipping cream
next chocolate wafer crumb crust :
1-1/4 c
chocolate wafer crumbs..24 cookies
4 Tbsp
butter, melted
1 Tbsp
sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Prepare crust.
Heat oven to 375F.
Mix together crumbs, melted butter sugar till evenly moistened. Press into a 9 inch pie plate, firmly in the bottom an up the sides, with a small rim. Save 2 tablespoons of crumbs for topping later. Bake 1o minutes, cool on a wire rack.
2
In a heavy saucepan, combine sugar,cornstarch,salt with a wire whisk stir in milk till smooth.Cook over medium heat stirring constantly, until mixture has thickened and begins to boil. Boil for 1 minute.
3
In a small bowl whisk the egg yolks,and beat in 1/2 cup of hot milk mixture into the egg yolks. Slowly pour egg yolk mixture back into the milk mixture, stirring rapidly to prevent curdling. Cook over low heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is very thick and temperature reaches 60 degrees F.
4
Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate, butter and vanilla until butter melts. Pour hot filling into the pie shell..press plastic wrap onto the surface. Refrigerate until,filling is set. About 4 hours.
With the mixer at med speed whip cream till stiff peaks form, Spoon over the top of pie. Sprinkle with a few save chocolate crumbs.

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