Chocolate Meringue Pie

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My little sweetie decided to research and make a pie. We’d never had pie like this, but decided that everyone should. Hope you enjoy this recipe!

P.S. It says deep crust pie shell, and as it turns out, they meant it! Enough chocolate filling to overflow …

Bev’s Chocolate Pie from http://allrecipes.com/recipe/bevs-chocolate-pie/detail.aspx

Ingredients

  •                     2 cups white sugar
  •                     5 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  •                     1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  •                     1 (12 fluid ounce) can evaporated milk
  •                     1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  •                     4 egg yolks
  •                     1/4 cup butter
  •                     1 recipe pastry for a 9 inch single crust pie
  •                     Meringue
  •                     4 egg whites
  •                     1/4 cup white sugar

            Directions

1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a saucepan, whisk together 2 cups sugar, cocoa and flour. Blend in evaporated milk and vanilla.  Beat egg yolks, and stir into pan.  Add the butter or margarine.   Heat, stirring constantly just until butter is melted.  Pour filling into unbaked pie shell.
3. Bake in preheated oven for 35 to 40 minutes, or until pie is not “wobbly” when shaken.
4. Beat egg whites until soft peaks form.  Gradually add 1/4 cup sugar, beating constantly, until stiff peaks form.  Spread meringue on pie.
5. Return pie to oven, and bake until meringue is golden
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About christasterken

Committed to a life of purpose. Learning to live abundantly. Embracing creativity. Questioning. Delighting in the comforts of home and family. Determining not to settle only for how things are, but how they could be. Writing is part of who I am, so I trust In God who gave the gift to show me how I can serve Him through it. That is my life…one word at a time. Psalm 89:11a“Teach me your way , O Lord, and I will walk in your truth”

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