Saturday, June 15, 2013

An Easy Dessert Recipe-Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie

A delicious pie with a chocolate filling that is thick and decadent, topped with whipped cream. Makes one pie.

  • 1 pie crust (pre-baked)
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 2 tablespoons flour
  • 2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/2 cups milk
  • 4 large egg yolks
  • 2 ounces unsweetened baking chocolate
  • 1 tablespoon unsalted butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  1. Pre bake pie shell as per recipe instructions, let cool to room temperature.
  2. Beat together milk and yolks in a bowl until smooth.
  3. In medium pot, mix together sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt. Slowly poor in milk mixture, and stir until smooth. Over medium heat, stir constantly until thick, and boils for a full minute.
  4. Remove pot from the heat and slowly add in baking chocolate, butter and vanilla. Stir until smooth and creamy.
  5. Pour mixture into the pre-baked pie crust. Press plastic wrap onto entire surface of filling (up to the edges) to prevent skin from forming, then refrigerate for at least four hours. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.
posted by Kurt Borkowski

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