Grandma Jackson's Chocolate Cream Pie

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Gail Welch

By
@sugarshack

This recipe belonged to 94 year old Iaeline Jackson. She was the grandmother of a co-worker of mine. My husband's mother's maiden name was Jackson so I'm adopting Mrs. Iaeline into our family as Grandma. She has been making this pie for her family many many years.

Rating:
★★★★★ 5 votes
Comments:
Serves:
6-8
Prep:
15 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
sugar
1/3 c
all purpose flour
1/4 c
cocoa, unsweetened
3 large
egg yolks, beaten
2 c
pet milk (evaporated) or milk
1/2 stick
butter
1
pie shell, baked

MERINGUE

3 large
egg whtes
3 Tbsp
sugar
1/8 tsp
cream of tartar or baking powder

NOTE: I LIKE TO USE 4 EGG WHITES, 6 TABLESPOONS (1/3 CUP) SUGAR, 1/8 TSP CREAM OF TARTAR AND A TSP VANILLA TO MAKE THE MERINGUE,

How to Make Grandma Jackson's Chocolate Cream Pie

Step-by-Step

  • 1Put all ingredients (for pie filling) in saucepan and cook until thickened and bubbly. NOTE: I mix beaten egg yolks and milk together in saucepan then add dry ingredients and butter; whisk until bubbly and thickened.
  • 2Pour into cooled pre-baked pie shell.
  • 3Make meringue by beating egg whites until stiff. Add sugar one tablespoon at a time. Add cream of tartar or baking powder (and vanilla if desired.) Beat until stiff.
  • 4Put meringue on top of pie and bake at 400 degrees 5-8 minutes or until lightly brown. Cool on wire rack.

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About Grandma Jackson's Chocolate Cream Pie

Course/Dish: Pies, Chocolate
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American