Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

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  • Prep Time

    minutes

  • Total Time

    minutes

  • Servings

    servings


Ingredients

  • 1-¼

    cups sugar

  • ¼

    cup cornstarch

  • ¼

    teaspoon salt

  • 3

    cups milk

  • 3

    ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped

  • 4

    egg yolks, lightly beaten

  • 3

    tablespoons butter

  • 1-½

    teaspoons vanilla extract

  • 1

    pastry shell (9 inches), baked

Directions

In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk and chocolate. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat. Gently stir in butter and vanilla. Spoon into pastry shell. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours.


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