Mom's Chocolate Pie

Mom's Chocolate Pie

Rating:

(14 votes) 2 14

This was my favorite dessert as a kid and it's still my favorite now! It's so delicious and really hits the sweet treat spot.

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Time needed

15 min preparation + 10 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

2 servings

Ingredients

  • Pie Filling:
  • 5 Tbs. HERSHEY'S Cocoa
  • 2 C. sugar
  • 6 Tbs. flour (piled up)
  • 3 eggs yolks
  • 3 C. milk
  • 2 9-inch prepared pie shells
  • Meringue
  • 3 egg whites (room temperature)
  • 6 Tbs. sugar
  • 1/2 tsp. cream of tartar

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Directions

Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Place pie shells in the oven until medium brown, approximately 5 minutes. Remove from oven. Mix cocoa, sugar and flour well in large bowl. Mix eggs and add milk, Mix until there are NO LUMPS.  Use hand mixer if necessary. Cook until thickened. Pour pie filling into pie shells.

Sprinkle cream of tartar over egg whites.  Beat slowly, adding sugar 1 Tbsp at a time.  Gradually increase mixer speed and beat until meringue is stiff with peaks.  Using a spoon, place 5 dollops of meringue on pie.  Smooth out meringue to edges and make sure no pie filling is visible.  With back of spoon, swirl meringue into valleys and peaks.   Place back in 425 degree oven.  Check at 5 minutes.  Remove when peaks are golden brown.

Submitted by: Tammy Cuevas

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