Bev's Chocolate Pie


This delicious chocolate pie recipe was given to me by a dear friend. This pie is never runny. If you opt to use a frozen prepared pie crust, use the deep-dish kind.

A single slice of chocolate pie on a plate.
Prep Time:
30 mins
Cook Time:
50 mins
Total Time:
1 hr 20 mins
1 9-inch pie


  • 2 cups white sugar

  • 5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder

  • ¼ cup all-purpose flour

  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 4 egg yolks

  • ¼ cup butter

  • 1 (9 inch) unbaked pie shell

  • 4 egg whites

  • ¼ cup white sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

  2. Whisk 2 cups sugar, cocoa, and flour together in a saucepan. Blend in evaporated milk and vanilla.

    Wet ingredients for chocolate pie in glass bowls and dry ingredients in a saucepan.

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  3. Beat egg yolks and stir into chocolate filling.

    Egg yolks being whisked into pan with chocolate pie filling.

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  4. Add butter and heat, stirring constantly, until butter is just melted.

    Butter being whisked and melted into chocolate pie mixture.

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  5. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.

    Chocolate pie mixture being poured into a pie crust.

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  6. Bake in the preheated oven until pie is just set, about 35 to 40 minutes.

    Baked chocolate pie resting on a counter.

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  7. Beat egg whites in a glass, metal, or ceramic bowl until foamy. Gradually add sugar, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form.

    Overhead of a mixer in the process of making a meringue with a small bowl of sugar on the side.

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  8. Spread meringue over pie filling, covering completely.

    Meringue being spread over the top of a chocolate pie.

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  9. Return pie to oven and bake until meringue is lightly browned and golden, about 8 to 10 minutes.

    Chocolate pie with browned meringue on top.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

503 Calories
20g Fat
77g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 503
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 20g 25%
Saturated Fat 9g 44%
Cholesterol 131mg 44%
Sodium 240mg 10%
Total Carbohydrate 77g 28%
Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
Total Sugars 61g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 1mg 5%
Calcium 145mg 11%
Iron 2mg 9%
Potassium 253mg 5%

* 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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