It's rich and velvety, sweet and thick just like an old fashioned chocolate pie should be.
- 2 cups sugar
- 5 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
- 1/4 cup all purpose flour
- 1 (12 oz) can evaporated milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 4 egg yolks
- 1/4 cup butter
- 1 deep dish pie crust
- 4 egg whites
- 1/4 cup sugar
Preparation time 30mins
Cooking time 70mins
Preheat oven to 350 degrees
In a saucepan, whisk together 2 cups sugar, cocoa and flour. Blend in evaporated milk and vanilla. Beat egg yolks, and stir into pan. Add the butter or margarine. Heat, stirring constantly just until butter is melted. Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.
Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until pie is not "wobbly" when shaken.
Beat egg whites until soft peaks form. Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating constantly, until stiff peaks form.
Spread meringue on pie.
Return pie to oven, and bake until meringue is golden.