Paula Deen's Rich Chocolate Meringue Pie

Paula Deen's Rich Chocolate Meringue Pie

This rich and creamy Chocolate Meringue Pie will satisfy any sweet tooth. Enjoy!

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  • ½

    cup unsweetened cocoa powder

  • cup all-purpose flour

  • 1-¼

    cup sugar

  • 2-½

    cup whole milk

  • 4

    egg yolks, lightly beaten

  • 2

    tablespoons butter

  • 1

    teaspoon vanilla extract

  • 1

    (9-inch prepared pie crusts baked

  • Paula Deen's Mile-High Meringue (see recipe)

  • Unsweetened cocoa powder (if desired)


Preheat oven to 325 degrees fahrenheit. In a large heavy saucepan, combine flour, cocoa, and sugar. Stir in milk and egg yolks. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with a wire whisk, until mixture comes to a boil. Boil for 3 minutes, stirring constantly. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla. Pour mixture into prepared piecrust. Using the back of a spoon, spread meringue over hot filling, sealing to edge of pie crust. Bake for 23 minutes. Cool completely on a wire rack. Sift cocoa over the top of the pie if desired. Store in refrigerator.