Chocolate Pie

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Chocolate Pie
Category: Dessert recipes
Servings: 10-12
Time: 10 minutes prep,
~30 minutes cooking
Difficulty: Medium
| Dutch Cuisine | Desserts

Description

Chocolate Pie [1] [2] [3] is a classic North American dessert.

Ingredients

Crust

  • 1 1/2 cups fien graham cracker crumbs
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup (1/2 stick) butter, melted

Filling

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 3 tbsp self-rising flour
  • 3 large eggs, separated
  • 1 cup milk
  • 2 tbsp butter, melted
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • pinch of salt

Procedure

Crust

  1. Combine graham cracker crumbs, sugar and butter by stirring completely.
  2. Take mixture and firmly press into a pie plate.

Filling

  1. In a double boiler, combine; sugar, cocoa and flour.
  2. Beat egg yolks and combine with milk.
  3. Include the milk mixture into the double boiler, gently stir.
  4. Achieve a paste consistency.
  5. Continue to stir and cook for ~47 minutes, achieveing a thick mixture.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Include the melted butter, vanilla and salt by gently stirring.
  8. Smooth filling into the crust.
  9. Place in fridge for ~45 minutes before enjoying a great dessert!


References

  1. Rombauer, Rombauer Becker, Becker, Irma, Marion, Ethan (2006). 75th Anniversary joy of cooking. Simon & Schuster Inc.. pp. 6894. ISBN 13: 978-0-7432-4626-2; 10: 0-7432-4626-8. 
  2. Yearwood, Trisha Espe. Home Cooking with Trisha Yearwood. Clarkson Potter/Publishers New York. pp. 182. ISBN 978-0-307-46523-8. 
  3. Taste of Home. Taste of Home. 2003. pp. 35. http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/Old-Fashioned-Chocolate-Pie-2.