Real Recipes From Real Home Cooks ®

rich chocolate pie

★★★★★ 1
a recipe by
Beth Pierce
Old Monroe, MO

A decadently rich chocolate pie nestled in a graham cracker crust garnished with fresh whipped cream and chocolate shavings. This decadent chocolate pie is perfect for potlucks, birthdays and neighborhood shindigs. A chocolate lovers dream come true!

★★★★★ 1
serves 8
prep time 20 Min
cook time 25 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For rich chocolate pie

  • 6 Tbsp
    butter melted
  • 1 1/2 c
    graham cracker crumbs
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1 c
  • 1/3 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 2 c
    whole milk
  • 2 c
    whipping cream
  • 1 c
    bittersweet chocolate chips
  • 3 oz
    semisweet chocolate chopped
  • 4
    egg yolks beaten
  • 3 Tbsp
    powdered sugar
  • 2 oz
    chocolate for shavings

How To Make rich chocolate pie

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Spray a 9 inch pie plate with nonstick baking spray.
  • 2
    Combine melted butter, graham cracker crumbs and 2 tablespoons sugar. Press into prepared pie plate. Bake 7-8 minutes.
  • 3
    In a large 2.5 quart saucepan whisk together sugar, cornstarch and salt. Whisk in milk, 1 cup cream, chocolate chips and chocolate. Place over medium low heat and cook to a low boil; whisking constantly. Boil for 1-2 minutes or until thickened. Remove from heat. Whisk about 1/2 cup of the hot mixture into the eggs yolks a few tablespoons at a time. Place pot back over medium low heat. Slowly whisk the warmed egg/chocolate mixture into the pie filling. Bring back to a low boil for 1-2 minutes: whisking constantly Pour into the graham cracker crust. Refrigerate overnight or up to 24 hours.
  • 4
    Before serving beat 1 cup whipping cream and 3 tablespoons powdered sugar until stiff peaks form. Spread or pipe on to the pie. Using vegetable peeler garnish with mini chocolate shavings.