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Classic Chocolate Cream Pie

Details

Time
6 hours 30 minutes
Skill Level
Intermediate
Yields
1 pie

Impress your friends and family with this classic chocolate pie recipe. The creamy HERSHEY’S Chocolate filling and flaky crust pair perfectly with each other. It’s an easy no-bake answer for the next time you need dessert. 

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
10 minutes
Cook Time
20 minutes
Chill Time
6 hours

Ingredients

  • 1

    pie crust 9-inch baked pastry shell or crumb crust, cooled

  • 1/2 cup
  • 3 cups

    milk

  • 1-1/3 cups

    sugar

  • 3 Tbsps

    all-purpose flour

  • 3 Tbsps

    corn starch

  • 1/2 tsp

    salt

  • 3

    egg yolks

  • 1/3 cup

    butter or margarine

  • 1-1/2 tsps

    vanilla extract

  • sweetened whipped cream (optional)

READY TO MAKE THE RECIPE?

Step-By-Step Instructions

Equipment Needed 

sauce pan
sauce pan
stove top
stove top
mixing bowl
mixing bowl
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; set aside.

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.

Additional questions?