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Chocolate Pie Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Martha Blundell
Added: Thursday, August 28, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. sugar
3 T. cornflour
6 T. cocoa
1/4 tsp. salt
2 c. milk
2 T butter
3 egg yolks or 2 whole eggs
2 more T butter
1 tsp. vanilla
whipping cream or meringue

Directions:
Directions:
Combine in a sauce pan the first four ingredients. Mix well. Gradually add milk and 2 T butter.
Cook and stir constantly over medium heat till bubbly. Cook and stir for 2 more minutes.
Remove from the heat and slowly add a string of filling into the beaten eggs. Continue to beat the eggs as you add the filling. Return to sauce pan and cook about 2 more minutes. Stir constantly or it will burn. When it is nice and thick, remove from the heat and add the vanilla and 2 T butter. Pour into a prepared cooked crust.
If you use meringue, spread the meringue on top of pie and bake 12-15 minutes @ 350 or until nicely brown. If you use whipped cream, wait until it is thoroughly cooled to place on top. This can be done as you serve it.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
8
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
About an hour.

 

 

 

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