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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.
Servings 6


  • ¼ + 2 tsp cup cornstarch
  • 1 ½ cups sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ cup cocoa
  • 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.
Keyword chocolate, chocolate pie, homemade pie