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Classic Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Impress your friends with this creamy chocolate pie. It's rich, soft chocolate center is the perfect way to end a dinner party.

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SKILL LEVEL : intermediatePREP TIME : 10  Minutes

Ingredients

  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories340
Calories from Fat150
Total Fat16 g25% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol85 mg28% DV
Sodium310 mg13% DV
Total Carbohydrates47 g16% DV
Dietary Fiber2 g8% DV
Sugars29 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A8% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg10% DV
Iron8% DV
  Amount Per Serving % DV *
Calories340
Calories from Fat150
Total Fat16 g25% DV
Saturated Fat8 g40% DV
Trans Fat0 g
Cholesterol85 mg28% DV
Sodium310 mg13% DV
Total Carbohydrates47 g16% DV
Dietary Fiber2 g8% DV
Sugars29 g
Protein7 g
Vitamin A8% DV
Vitamin C0% DV
Calcium0 mg10% DV
Iron8% DV
  • 9-inch baked pastry shell or crumb crust , cooled
  • 5 sections HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bar (1/2 oz. each) , broken into pieces
  • 3 cups milk , divided
  • 1-1/3 cups sugar
  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • Sweetened whipped cream (optional)

Directions

  • 1. Prepare pastry shell; cool.
  • 2. Combine chocolate and 2 cups milk in medium saucepan; cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, just until mixture boils. Remove from heat; set aside.
  • 3. Stir together sugar, flour, cornstarch and salt in medium bowl. Blend remaining 1 cup milk into egg yolks; stir into sugar mixture. Gradually add to chocolate mixture. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly with wire whisk, until mixture boils; boil and stir 1 minute. Remove from heat; stir in butter and vanilla.
  • 4. Pour into prepared pastry shell; press plastic wrap directly onto surface. Cool; refrigerate until well chilled. Top with whipped cream, if desired. Makes 8 servings.

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