Chocolate Cream Pie with Meringue - Homemade

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Stephanie Dodd

By
@skeen

My mother and I have been making this pie since 1981. It is so easy to make and very elegant tasting!

Rating:

★★★★★ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
8
Prep:
10 Min

Ingredients

  • 1/3 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/4 c
    cocoa - we use hershey's dark cocoa
  • 1/2 tsp
    slat
  • 2 c
    milk (we use 1/2 milk and 1/2 half and half
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 3
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1
    baked pie crust

How to Make Chocolate Cream Pie with Meringue - Homemade

Step-by-Step

  1. Mix the flour, sugar, cocoa and salt together. Add egg yolks, milk, butter and vanilla. Cook, stirring constantly, until thick. A wire whisk works well to stair with. May have a tendency to lump when it begins to thicken; continue stirring clockwise and counter-clockwise. Lumps will disappear. Pour into baked pie crust.
  2. Supreme Meringue: 4 - 5 egg whites, 8 T. sugar, 1 1/2 T. cornstarch. Beat egg whites until stuff but not dry. Mix sugar and cornstarch and slowly add to egg whites. Continue beating until very stiff peaks form; put on pie; seal to crust edges. Bake at 325 degrees for approximately 10 minutes, but watch closely, until light brown.
  3. A whipped cream topping is also excellent on this pie. It is whatever your preference is.

    This is also excellent as chocolate pudding and no crust.

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About Chocolate Cream Pie with Meringue - Homemade

Course/Dish: Pies



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