Dark Chocolate Cream Pie Recipe

By Eat More Chocolate Team    ,   

April 17, 2015

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Caress every taste bud with this smooth, old-fashioned pie. Topped with a dollop of fluffy whipped cream, it will have chocolate fans standing in line.

  • Yields: 8 Servings


In a large saucepan, combine the sugar, cornstarch and salt. Stir in milk and chocolate. Cook and stir over medium-high heat until thickened and bubbly. Reduce heat; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat.

Stir a small amount of hot filling into egg yolks; return all to the pan, stirring constantly. Bring to a gentle boil; cook and stir 2 minutes longer. Remove from the heat.

Gently stir in butter and vanilla. Spoon into pastry shell. Cool on a wire rack. Cover and chill for at least 3 hours.


1-1/4 cups sugar

1/4 cup cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

3 cups milk

3 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped

4 egg yolks, lightly beaten

3 tablespoons butter

1-1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 pastry shell (9 inches), baked