COCONUT-PECAN GERMAN CHOCOLATE PIE

10
Ellen Bales

By
@Starwriter

I've always loved pies, really more than cake, so when I saw this recipe for German Chocolate Pie, I was thrilled. I can almost taste that creamy, chocolate-y filling! This is one I want to try with my granddaughter.
Recipe: tasteofhome.com
11-17-14

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1
    single crust pie dough
  • 4 oz
    german sweet chocolate, chopped
  • 2 oz
    unsweetened chocolate, chopped
  • 1 can(s)
    (14 oz.) sweetened condensed milk
  • 4
    egg yolks
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 c
    chopped pecans
  • TOPPING

  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar
  • 1/2 c
    whipping cream
  • 1/4 c
    butter, cubed
  • 2
    egg yolks
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1/4 c
    chopped pecans

How to Make COCONUT-PECAN GERMAN CHOCOLATE PIE

Step-by-Step

  1. Roll dough to a 1/8-in. thickness in a circle; transfer to a 9-in. pie plate. Trim and flute. Line unpricked pastry with foil. Fill with pie weights. Bake in a preheated 400º oven for 12 minutes. Remove foil and weights; bake 6-8 minutes or until light brown. Cool. Reduce oven setting to 350º.
  2. Melt chocolates; cool slightly.
  3. Whisk in milk, yolks and vanilla; stir in pecans.
  4. Pour into crust. Bake 16-19 minutes or until set. Cool 1 hour on a wire rack.
  5. In a saucepan, combine brown sugar, cream and butter. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring to dissolve sugar. Remove from heat.
  6. Whisk a small amount of hot mixture into yolks; return to pan, whisking constantly. Cook and stir 3 minutes or until thickened and a thermometer reads 160º. Remove from heat. Stir in coconut and vanilla; cool 10 minutes.
  7. Pour over filling; sprinkle with pecans. Chill 4 hours or until cold.

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About COCONUT-PECAN GERMAN CHOCOLATE PIE

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: German
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian



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