Chocolate Cream Pie

Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe
We can't decide what's better about this pie: its 5-star taste or its cost per serving. Or just the chocolate. That's good, too.
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Worthy of a special occasion

Yield:

8 Servings

Nutritional Information

Calories 564
Fat 38 g
Satfat 23 g
Protein 8 g
Carbohydrate 53 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 171 mg
Sodium 458 mg

Ingredients

9-inch baked Pastry Shell
1 cup sugar
3 tablespoons cornstarch
1/8 teaspoon salt
2 1/2 cups milk
1 large egg
2 large egg yolks
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, finely chopped
2 tablespoons unsalted butter
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup heavy cream
1 tablespoon confectioners' sugar

Preparation

Prepare crumb crust. Then combine first 6 ingredients in a medium saucepan, whisking well. Bring to a boil over medium heat, whisk constantly for 8 minutes. Remove from heat.

Stir in chocolate until smooth. Stir in butter and vanilla. Pour into pastry shell. Cover top of tart with wax paper. Chill at least 3 hours.

Whip cream and sugar until stiff. Spoon on top of tart.

Note:

April 2005
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