Chocolate Pie

Chocolate Pie

This recipe is all you need to satisfy your craving for a creamy chocolate pie and the filling has ingredients you most likely have in your kitchen.

The choice is yours whether you use a pre-baked pie shell or a graham cracker crust.

This recipe uses a homemade crust made with whole wheat flour and the pie filling also includes whole wheat flour. While we can’t claim this is a healthy recipe, we’ve added a little bit of nutritional value by not choosing white flour!

Chocolate Pie Ingredients:

• ¼ cup unsweetened cocoa powder
• 1/4 cup whole wheat flour
• 2 tablespoons cornstarch
• 1 cup water
• 2/3 cup milk
• 3 egg yolks
• 2 tablespoons melted margarine
• 1 teaspoon vanilla
• 1 x 9-inch pre-baked or graham cracker pie crust

Also, keep on hand a double boiler, measuring cups and spoons and a whisk.

Serves: Makes 1 x 9-inch pie

Chocolate Pie Directions:

Step 1: Set up the Double Boiler

Place enough water in the bottom boiler so it doesn’t touch the top boiler. Place on high heat to bring the water to a boil.

Step 2: Add Your Ingredients

Start by putting the cocoa, flour and cornstarch into your double boiler and whisk until fully mixed. Once the water is boiling, add ½ the water and mix thoroughly. Then add the rest of the water, milk and 3 egg yolks and again, whisk thoroughly until combined.
Keep the water boiling and stir the chocolate mixture occasionally until fully thickened, but do not overcook. It should be nearly as thick as you want the finished pie to be. When you run a spoon through, it should form peeks.

Remove from heat and stir in the butter and vanilla.

Step 3: Pour, Chill and Serve

Pour the mixture into the pie crust and place in fridge to set for about 3-4 hours. Serve with whipping cream and enjoy.

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