Rating: 4.5 stars
68 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 50
  • 4 star values: 16
  • 3 star values: 1
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 1

This is a pie with the flavor of a German Chocolate Cake.

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Ingredients

8
Original recipe yields 8 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • In a medium saucepan, combine the 1/3 cup sugar and the cornstarch. Stir in the milk, chocolate, and 1 tablespoon butter or margarine. Cook and stir till thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes more.

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  • Gradually stir about 1 cup of mixture into egg yolks. Return mixture to saucepan; bring to boiling. Cook and stir 2 minutes more. Stir in vanilla.

  • Turn the hot pie filling into the baked pie shell.

  • In another saucepan, combine the beaten egg, evaporated milk, the 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/4 cup butter or margarine. Cook and stir over medium heat just till the mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in the coconut and pecans.

  • Spread the pecan mixture evenly over the chocolate filling. Cool the pie on a wire rack; chill thoroughly.

Nutrition Facts

481 calories; protein 6.5g; carbohydrates 51.2g; fat 29.5g; cholesterol 102.3mg; sodium 238.7mg. Full Nutrition
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