Monday, August 28, 2017

Chocolate Pie

This delicious chocolate pie is so easy to make and tastes delicious.  I used a pre-made pie crust that really saves time and makes this very convenient.  This can also be made with a graham cracker crust or you can make your own crust too.  I found this recipe here at the Pioneer Woman.  Just in case you don't want to make a pie this is also a great recipe for making chocolate pudding.

I used a pre-made pie crust for this recipe in a 9 inch pie plate

Combine sugar, corn starch, salt in a medium size sauce pan.

Slowly pour in the milk and egg yolks.  Whisk together.

Whisk over medium heat until mixture starts to bubble and becomes very thick like pudding. This may take several minutes.  Just be sure to whisk it constantly once it starts to thicken and be sure to wait until it becomes very thick like pudding before you remove it from the heat.

I used Ghirardelli bitter sweet chocolate chips.  You can also use a chocolate bars and finely chop up into small pieces.

Remove from heat and combine chocolate, vanilla and butter.  Stir until melted.

Pour into cooled pie crust and refrigerate for 3 to 4 hours.


  • 1 whole Pie Crust, Baked And Cooled (or Can Use Oreo Or Graham Cracker Crust)
  • 1-1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 cup Cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon Salt
  • 3 cups Whole Milk
  • 4 whole Egg Yolks
  • 6-1/2 ounces, weight Bittersweet Chocolate, Chopped Finely
  • 2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract
  • 2 Tablespoons Butter
  • Whipped Cream, For Serving

Combine the sugar, cornstarch, and salt in a medium saucepan. Stir or whisk together. 

Pour in milk and egg yolks, and whisk together.

Stir over medium heat until the mixture just barely comes to a boil and becomes thick, about 6-8 minutes (maybe less, maybe more; just watch it!) The second it starts to bubble and thicken (note: It should be thick like pudding!) remove it from the heat. Add the chocolate, vanilla, and butter, and stir until everything is beautifully combined. 

Pour the pudding into the pie crust (if there is extra, spoon it into small dishes) and place in the fridge to chill for 4 hours uncovered.

Cut into slices and serve with whipped cream!