German Chocolate Pie


This German chocolate pie recipe takes the rich filling of German chocolate cake and infuses it into a delicious pie!

Prep Time:
20 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
45 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • cup white sugar

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 ½ cups milk

  • 1 (4 ounce) bar German sweet chocolate, chopped

  • 1 tablespoon butter

  • 2 egg yolks, beaten

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked

  • 1 egg, beaten

  • 1 (5 ounce) can evaporated milk

  • ½ cup white sugar

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 ⅓ cups flaked coconut

  • ½ cup chopped pecans


  1. Combine 1/3 cup sugar and cornstarch in a medium saucepan over medium-high heat. Stir in milk, chocolate, and 1 tablespoon butter. Cook and stir until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir about 2 minutes more.

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

  3. Turn hot pie filling into a baked pie shell.

  4. Combine beaten egg, evaporated milk, 1/2 cup sugar, and 1/4 cup butter or margarine in another saucepan. Cook and stir over medium heat until mixture is thickened and bubbly. Stir in coconut and pecans.

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

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

481 Calories
30g Fat
51g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 481
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 30g 38%
Saturated Fat 15g 74%
Cholesterol 102mg 34%
Sodium 239mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 51g 19%
Dietary Fiber 3g 10%
Total Sugars 38g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 1mg 3%
Calcium 123mg 9%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 268mg 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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