Favorite Chocolate Pie
This rich, creamy chocolate pie will melt in your mouth and will be a favorite of your guests! It's so easy, but this homemade chocolate pie will have your guests thinking you spent all day in the kitchen.
- ¼ + 2 tsp cup cornstarch
- 1 ½ cups sugar
- ¼ tsp salt
- ¼ cup cocoa
- 2½ cups milk
- 3 egg yolks
- 2 TBSP butter
- 1 tsp vanilla
Mix ingredients together in boiler with thick bottom. (cornstarch, sugar, salt, cocoa)
In a separate boiler, heat the milk to almost a boil, but DON'T LET IT BOIL.
Slowly stir the heated milk into the dry ingredients stirring constantly. Cook on low/medium until thick.
Slowly add 3 slightly beaten egg yolks, 2 TBSP butter, 1 tsp vanilla into the mix stirring to combine.
Pour into pie crust and let the pie cool.
Top with whipping cream or meringue. For whipping cream: 6 TBSP sugar, 1 cup whole cream, 1/2 tsp vanilla. Whip until soft peaks form.