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Chocolate Cream Pie II

Rated as 4.32 out of 5 Stars

"This is an old family recipe my grandmother used to make me when I was a little boy."
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Ingredients

servings 360
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 - 9 inch pie)

Directions

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  1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together egg yolks and sugar. Mix in cornstarch, cocoa powder, and salt. Add milk and stir gently.
  2. Pour mixture into a large saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in butter or margarine and vanilla extract. Cool slightly, then pour mixture into pastry shell. Chill before serving. Garnish with whipped topping.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 360 calories; 13.2 57.7 5.9 88 302 Full nutrition

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this has a wonderful flavor - though the first time i tried it, it wouldn't set and i just ended up with a chocolate pudding. The second time i tried it, i increased it to 4 tablespoons of cor...

Most helpful critical review

This recipe took quite awhile to prepare as the time it took to come to a boil was about 30 minutes. This is 30 min. of constant stirring. The pie was not as firm as I like and it was a little...

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this has a wonderful flavor - though the first time i tried it, it wouldn't set and i just ended up with a chocolate pudding. The second time i tried it, i increased it to 4 tablespoons of cor...

I used 4 heaping tablespoons of cornstarch, an extra egg yoke, 2 cups cream and one cup of milk. It turned out fabulous. I also added 1 tablespoon of extra strong coffee to bring out the choco...

I made this today for our Thanksgiving dinner as an alternative for those that don't like pumpkin pie and everyone loved it. First chocolate cream pie that I've ever made from scratch and I coul...

ABSOLUTLY wonderful! I've made many pies, but never a chocolate cream, and I'm so glad I came across this recipe. I used 4 generous tablespoons of cornstarch and it thickened up nicely. I tried ...

First of all - delicious! Thank you so much for sharing. I made a few changes based on previous reviews. I used 4 yolks, 1/4 cup cornstarch (which is 4 Tbsp), and I added 1 Tbsp of coffee be...

I finally found a chocolate cream pie recipe that uses cocoa instead of baker's chocolate! This is a delicious pie. I was concerned after reading another review of this recipe, but I tried it an...

This recipe took quite awhile to prepare as the time it took to come to a boil was about 30 minutes. This is 30 min. of constant stirring. The pie was not as firm as I like and it was a little...

Love this recipe. This is the third Thanksgiving in a row I've made it; see a tradition developing to appease my chocoholic husband : ) Do use 4 tablespoons of cornstarch, and it's not necessa...

Excellant recipe! My family loved it! Since it was Thanksgiving I modified the recipe using 2 cups cream and 1 cup skim milk. Will definately make again and again and again...