Chocolate Refrigerator Pie

Oxmoor House
one 9-inch pie

Ingredients

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1 1/2 cups sugar
1/2 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour
1/4 cup plus 2 teaspoons cocoa
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 1/4 cups milk, scalded
3 eggs, beaten
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 baked (9-inch) pastry shell
Sweetened whipped cream
Chocolate curls

Preparation

Combine sugar, flour, cocoa, and salt in a large heavy saucepan, stirring to remove lumps. Gradually add scalded milk, stirring until well blended. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until mixture comes to a boil and thickens. Cook an additional minute, stirring constantly to prevent scorching.

Gradually stir one-fourth of hot mixture into beaten eggs; add to remaining hot mixture, stirring constantly. Cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until mixture thickens. Remove from heat; add butter and vanilla, stirring until butter melts. Pour mixture into baked pastry shell; chill thoroughly. To serve, garnish with whipped cream and chocolate curls.

Created date

February 2010