Sunday, March 15, 2009

Chocolate Pie

Okay, Maria, here's the recipe for chocolate creme pie, enjoy.

1 cup sugar
1/4 cup corn starch or 1/2 cup AP flour
3 cups milk
5 egg yolks....ok, if you want calf slobbers you gotta reserve the whites
2 TBL butter
1 1/2 tsp vanilla
3 oz unsweetened chocolate, chopped
Baked pastry shell

Combine sugar and cornstarch/flour. Stir in milk and chocolate; cook and stir over medium heat 'til mix gets bubbly and thick. Reduce heat; cook and stir for two more minutes. Remove from heat.

Beat egg yolks lightly with a fork. Temper with about one cup of the hot filling . Return to pan and bring to a gentle boil. Cook and stir for 2 more minutes and remove from heat.

Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour the filling into a baked pastry shell and bake for 12 to 15 minutes at 350. Cool on a wire rack and then chill.

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