Helen's Chocolate Pie

I almost finished that t-shirt tutorial this weekend, but then I got distracted by High School Musical 3. Did you know that I am 12 years old?

So while you wait, I'm offering the recipe to Helen's Chocolate Pie. It is exceptionally delicious, and I made it for Jared this weekend in celebration of his completing the CA Bar Exam. What a trooper.

Helen's Chocolate Pie

  • 1 1/2 C. sugar
  • 3 Tbsp. cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 C. cocoa powder
  • 3 C. milk
  • 3 egg yolks, slightly beaten
  • 1 Tbsp. butter
Mix sugar, cornstarch, cocoa powder, and salt in a saucepan. Gradually add milk and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until the mixture thickens and boils. Boil 1 minute and remove from heat.

Gradually stir half of the hot chocolate mixture into the egg yolks, then add egg mixture back into saucepan, stirring to combine. Boil 1 minute more. Remove from heat and still stirring, blend in butter.

Pour immediately into baked pie shell and cool in refrigerator. Top with fresh whipped cream to serve.

enjoy!

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13 comments:

Knick Knock said...

I can always do with a chocolate recipie especially to sweeten a Monday morning (uk).
Thank you.

Mommy Mac said...

Love chocolate pie! YUMMY-YUM!

Congrats to the bar being over!!!

The boys and I made zucchini cake this week as we are addicted!! Ever had it?

.mac :)

Kari @ Ucreate said...

lol...I am a HUGE Highschool Musical Fan! I think Zac Efron is soooo cute!

Missy said...

That looks delicious and easy! Right up my alley!

Thrift Store Mama said...

Evidently I am also 12 (or perhaps 14), as I like all the HSM movies and I'm in the middle of the Twilight series.

The White Clan said...

I have four little boys and I have made them love the HSM movies. Sad? YES! Wonderful? Yes!
And I LOVE chocolate pie. I will have to try it.

Oh by the way have you seen Hannah Montana yet? One word......AMAZING!

jess said...

yum sounds good. i too have jumped on the HSM bandwagon, at the ripe old age of 24. makes me feel young, I say. by the way, i loove your blog!

Liz (Loving Mom 2 Boys) said...

This sounds delish!!! Might have to try it as soon as its not so hot.

sarah said...

i love all of your posts and have been following your blog for a while. thanks for all your tips and tutorials. your son is adorable. wondering if you could give me ideas on where to look for good fabric to buy online, i dont live near many fabric stores. thanks.

Lauren Adele said...

HSM 3 is SUB-par to the others. I mean, they don't even go to the prom. That's crap.

Catalina said...

i love high school musical. just yesterday my husband and i were looking for the triple disc set at costco. we came home empty handed and decided we would just borrow them from our 5 and 7 year old neighbor girls down the street.

Lisa said...

I've been looking for a good chocolate pie recipe - thank you :)

Lisa B.

susana said...

Thanks for such a wonderful recipe....yummy chocolate pie ...
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