chocolate pie

★★★★☆ 28 Reviews
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By Laura Young
from Lake Junaluska, NC

I made this pie when our children were small and just "revived" it a couple of years ago. It is a favorite of one of our sons. I have also carried it to family gatherings and it is always enjoyed.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

An old-fashioned chocolate pie that's fantastic for any occasion. It's creamy and full of chocolate flavor to satisfy every chocolate lover. The meringue on top is light, fluffy, and has just the right amount of sweetness. Decadent and delicious!

— The Test Kitchen @kitchencrew
★★★★☆ 28 Reviews
serves 8
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For chocolate pie

  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1/2 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 3 c
    milk
  • 1/2 c
    cocoa
  • 3
    egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    baked pie shell

How To Make chocolate pie

Test Kitchen Tips
We chilled this chocolate meringue pie overnight before slicing.
  • Sugar, flour, salt, and cocoa in a double boiler.
    1
    Mix sugar, flour, salt, and cocoa in top of a double boiler.
  • Stir in milk.
    2
    Stir in milk and cook for 15 minutes over hot water, stirring constantly until thick.
  • Adding egg yolks and butter.
    3
    Add egg yolks and cook for 3 minutes. Add butter and cool the filling.
  • Adding vanilla extract.
    4
    Once cooled, add vanilla extract.
  • Chocolate pie filling poured into a crust.
    5
    Pour into a baked (and cooled) 9" pie shell.
  • Preparing the meringue.
    6
    Make meringue from remaining 3 egg whites, using 6 tablespoons sugar and 1 tablespoon lemon juice or 3/4 teaspoon cream of tartar.
  • Meringue spread on top of the chocolate filling.
    7
    Spread on pie.
  • Chocolate Pie baking in the oven.
    8
    Bake at 350 degrees for about 15 to 20 minutes.
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