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Classic Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

Classic Chocolate Cream Pie
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Prep Time:
10 Minutes
Skill Level:
Intermediate

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Nutrition Information

Serving Size: 1 Slice
Servings per Recipe: 10

  Amount Per Serving %DV *
Calories 280 -
Calories from Fat 120 -
Total Fat 13g 20% DV
Saturated Fat 7g 35% DV
Trans Fat 0g -
Cholesterol 65mg 22% DV
Sodium 250mg 10% DV
Total Carbohydrates 37g 12% DV
Dietary Fiber 1g 0% DV
Sugars 24g -
Protein 5g -
Vitamin A - 6% DV
Vitamin C - 0% DV
Calcium - 10% DV
Iron - 6% DV

*Percent Daily Values (% DV) are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

Note: Makes 8-10 servings. Nutrition Information calculated for 10 servings. Nutrition Information does not include optional ingredients

Ingredients

  • 9-inch baked pastry shell or crumb crust, cooled
  • 5 sections (1/2 oz. each) HERSHEY'S Unsweetened Chocolate Baking Bar, 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.

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. 8 to 10 servings.

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  • 4 stars

    7/16/2010

    This filling is perfect every time! Other chocolate pie recipes are tricky, but this one thickens up and sets perfectly. It cuts just right and the taste is fabulous! I use Valerie Enters' crust recipe from the pie contest on the Food Network a few years ago.

  • 4 stars

    11/17/2012

    Delish! and pretty easy.

  • 5 stars

    2/20/2013

    This is a great recipe - wish I had time to make it more often.

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