World's Best Chocolate Pie

slice of chocolate pie on a plate
    34 min
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This pie is made extra tasty with Baker's chocolate and homemade whipped cream topping.

What You'll Need

  • 1 9-inch prepared graham cracker pie shell
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3 cups milk
  • 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 4 1 ounce squares Baker’s unsweetened chocolate
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • Topping:
  • 2 cups heavy whipping cream
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon Hershey’s cocoa

How to Make It

  1. Blend the sugar, cornstarch, flour, salt, and 1 cup of milk together with a wire whisk.
  2. Whisk in the remaining 2 cups of milk.
  3. Cook over medium heat for 8 to 9 minutes, until the mixture thickens, stirring constantly.
  4. Remove from heat and whisk in the egg yolks.
  5. Return to medium heat and cook, stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes more.
  6. Remove from heat and stir in the chocolate squares, butter, and the vanilla. Stir until smooth and all the chocolate is melted.
  7. Cool for 5 to 10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Pour into graham cracker pie and shell refrigerate for 4 hours.
  8. For the topping, beat the whipping cream until soft peaks form.
  9. Add the sugar slowly and beat until stiff peaks form.
  10. Spread onto cooled pie.
  11. Sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon of Hershey’s cocoa and serve.