German Chocolate Pie

German Chocolate Pie Recipe

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


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35 Min
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1/3 c
3 Tbsp
1 1/2 c
4 oz
sweet baking chocolate, broken into pieces
1 Tbsp
egg yolks, beaten
1 tsp
vanilla extract
9 inch baked pie crust
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


  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Reduce 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.
  • 3Combine 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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