Grandma's Cocoa Meringue Pie

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This is a chocolate custard pie recipe my grandmother taught me many years ago. It's always a big hit at church functions, charity bake sales, or family get-togethers.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
40 mins
Additional Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
1 hrs
Servings:
8
Yield:
1 to 9 - inch deep dish pie

Ingredients

  • ½ cup all-purpose flour

  • cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • 1 cup white sugar

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • 2 cups milk

  • 4 egg yolks

  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1 (9 inch) pie shell, baked

  • 4 egg whites

  • ¼ cup white sugar

  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F (220 degrees C.)

  2. In a large saucepan or double boiler combine flour, cocoa powder, 1 cup of sugar, and salt. Mix well, then stir in milk and egg yolks. Whisk until all ingredients are thoroughly combined. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture is thickened. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla extract. Pour mixture into baked pie shell.

  3. In a large glass or metal mixing bowl, beat egg whites until foamy. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar and vanilla, continuing to beat until stiff peaks form. Spread meringue over pie, covering completely.

  4. Bake in the preheated oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until top is lightly browned. Remove and allow to cool before serving.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

343 Calories
12g Fat
53g Carbs
8g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 343
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 12g 15%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Cholesterol 107mg 36%
Sodium 325mg 14%
Total Carbohydrate 53g 19%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Total Sugars 34g
Protein 8g
Vitamin C 0mg 1%
Calcium 92mg 7%
Iron 2mg 10%
Potassium 208mg 4%

* 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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