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Chocolate Cream Pie

No recipe image available.Classic chocolate cream pie has long been a favorite dessert that's perfect to serve for any occasion.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 (9 inch) baked pastry crust

Filling:
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons corn starch
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 1/2 cups milk
4 egg yolks
2 (1-ounce) squares unsweetened chocolate
1 tablespoon butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Sweetened whipped cream for accompaniment (optional)

Cooking Directions:

  1. For Filling: In medium saucepan, combine sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. In a medium bowl, beat milk and egg yolks until smooth. Gradually stir into sugar mixture. Stir constantly over medium heat until mixture thickens and comes to a full boil. Boil and stir for one minute. Remove from heat and stir in chocolate, butter and vanilla. Stir until melted.
  2. Pour into pie shell. Place plastic wrap over filling to prevent skin from forming and chill for several hours.
  3. Serve individual slices of pie with a dollop of sweetened whipped cream, if desired.

Makes 8 servings.