Chocolate Pie

17
Joan Penney

By
@thyme4dinner

The best chocolate pie!! There is a rich butter taste and a slight crunch to the top! **This recipe does not use milk**

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Not only was this super easy to make it was also super delicious! The top has a slight crunch and the inside is soft and creamy. I tried it at room temp when it was slightly warm with a dollop of whipped cream and it was perfect. I also tried it after cooling in the fridge and it's great that way too. You can not go wrong with this lovely chocolate pie recipe. The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★★ 10 votes

Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
35 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 stick
    butter
  • 2 oz
    baking chocolate, semi-sweet
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    pie crust shell (regular) not deep dish
  • SHORTBREAD CRUST

  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/4 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 4 oz
    butter, softened

How to Make Chocolate Pie

Step-by-Step

  1. Melt butter and chocolate squares in saucepan over medium heat. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  2. Beat eggs with sugar and vanilla in a medium mixing bowl; add chocolate mixture and mix well.
  3. Pour in pie shell or follow directions for shortbread crust.
  4. Shortbread crust
    Combine flour, sugar and salt in a medium size bowl.
    Add butter and using large fork or hands work butter in flour mixture until dough comes together as a ball. Press dough into a tart pan. Fill with chocolate filling. Bake at 350 for 30-35 min.
  5. Using either type crust (regular or shortbread) bake at 350 for 30-35 min.

    ***This chocolate pie does have a "rugged" look because of the slightly crunchy top. Yes, the pie may crack while cooling. Yes, it is a bit hard to tell when the pie is done; and yes, a toothpick will still come out with chocolate on it after 30 -35 min baking time but the pie solidifies while cooling. It does look a little "jiggly" upon taking it out of the oven. Hope this helps with any questions and or concerns.

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