Grandma's Chocolate Pie

Sharon Whitley


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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25 Min
25 Min


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

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

How to Make Grandma's Chocolate Pie


  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.

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About Grandma's Chocolate Pie

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

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