Paula Deen Chocolate Cream Pie

The chocolate pie is a classic and timeless dessert, which everyone always likes. Every moment is the right one to enjoy a slice: tall and soft, it is perfect for a snack, 5 o’clock tea, or in the morning, to be dipped in milk for a special breakfast that with its unmistakable cocoa aroma will wake up even the most little ones!

But this chocolate pie is a truly versatile recipe, and to turn it into a more structured dessert. You too prepare this dessert for a party or perhaps as a base to create other original sweet preparations (think for example how to transform it for Halloween, with the chocolate pie you will play it safe, and all you have to do is collect your success!

Ingredients

Filling

1 (9-inch) pre-baked pie crust

3 egg yolks, beaten

1 cup sugar

3 tablespoons cocoa powder

4 tablespoons all-purpose flour

Pinch of salt

2 cups milk

1 tablespoon butter

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Meringue

3 egg whites

¼ teaspoon cream of tartar

4 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

For Filling:

In a bowl, beat yolks and milk together.

In a saucepan, mix together the sugar, cocoa, flour and salt. Slowly add in the yolks and milk mixture and stir well. Start cooking over low heat and add in butter and vanilla.

Transfer this mixture to a bowl and let it cool. Prepare the pie crust in a baking dish. When mixture is cooled down then pour it into the pie crust.

For Meringue:

Preheat the oven to 350 F.

Now beat the egg whites with cream of tartar until they start making soft peaks. Then add 1 tablespoon of sugar at a time and continue beating until the whites form stiff peaks.

Spread the meringue all over the pie filling so that it touches the crust all around.

Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until brown.

Garnish with your favorite toppings like strawberries and serve.

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Paula Deen Chocolate Cream Pie

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 people
Author: Rehan

Equipment

  • Oven

Ingredients

  • 1 (9-inch) pre-baked pie crust
  • 3 egg yolks, beaten
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3 tablespoons cocoa powder
  • 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt
  • 2 cups milk
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Meringue

  • 3 egg whites
  • ¼ teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 4 tablespoons sugar

Instructions

  • In a bowl, beat yolks and milk together.
  • In a saucepan, mix together the sugar, cocoa, flour and salt. Slowly add in the yolks and milk mixture and stir well. Start cooking over low heat and add in butter and vanilla.
  • Transfer this mixture to a bowl and let it cool. Preparethe pie crust in a baking dish. When mixture is cooled down then pour it intothe pie crust.

For Meringue:

  • Preheat the oven to 350 F.
  • Now beat the egg whites with cream of tartar untilthey start making soft peaks. Then add 1 tablespoon of sugar at a time and continuebeating until the whites form stiff peaks.
  • Spread the meringue all over the pie filling so that it touches the crust all around.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until brown.
  • Garnish with your favorite toppings like strawberries and serve.

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