German Chocolate Pie

German Chocolate Pie

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Instead of German Chocolate cake, this is the pie version!


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4 Hr 10 Min
35 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/3 c
  • 3 Tbsp
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 4 oz
    sweet baking chocolate, broken into pieces
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 2
    egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    9 inch baked pie crust
  • 1
    egg, beaten
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/4 c
  • 5.3 oz
    can evaporated milk
  • 1 1/3 c
    flaked coconut
  • 2/3 c
    pecans, chopped

How to Make German Chocolate Pie


  1. Combine 1/3 cup sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan. Gradually add 1 1/2 cups milk, stirring well. Add chocolate and 1 tablespoon butter; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate and butter melt and the mixture thickens.
  2. Reduce heat, and cook 2 minutes, stirring constantly. Gradually stir about 1/4 of the hot mixture into 2 egg yolks. Add to the remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly. Cook over medium heat until the mixture thickens; cook an additional 2 minutes. Remove from heat, and stir in vanilla. Pour the chocolate mixture into the pie crust.
  3. Combine egg, 1/2 cup sugar, 1/4 cup butter, and evaporated milk in a saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; add coconut and pecans, stirring well. Spread the coconut mixture over the filling. Let cool slightly. Cover and chill for 4 hours.

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About German Chocolate Pie

Course/Dish: Pies
Main Ingredient: Eggs
Regional Style: Southern
Other Tag: Heirloom

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