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dad's chocolate pie

(1 rating)
Recipe by
georgia ainsworth
spiro, OK

Whenever you would ask my dad what he would like to have as a dessert, he would always say CHOCOLATE PIE, (you know, the kind my mother used to make). His mother was a fantastic cook and this is one of her recipes. It is simple and very quick to make.

(1 rating)
yield 6 - 8

Ingredients For dad's chocolate pie

  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2 c
  • 1/4 tsp
  • 5 Tbsp
    cocoa powder
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 2
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 2 tsp

How To Make dad's chocolate pie

  • 1
    Combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt in a medium saucepan.
  • 2
    Stir in the milk, cocoa powder and the (melted) butter. Blend well. Then add the egg yolks and vanilla.
  • 3
    Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens. Remove from heat and pour into a cooked crust.
  • 4
    Cover with meringue and brown in a preheated oven of 350 degrees. Cool on a rack until ready to be served.

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