Sunday, November 15, 2009

Chocolate Cream pie


Chocolate Cream Pie

1 (9 inch) pie crust, baked
4 egg yolks, beaten
1 1/2 cups white sugar
4 (heaping) tablespoons cornstarch
1/2 cup unsweetened cocoa powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 cups milk
1 cup whipping cream
1 tablespoon butter
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 cup sweet whipped cream

In a large mixing bowl, cream together egg yolks and sugar. Mix in cornstarch, cocoa powder, and salt. Add milk and stir gently.
Pour mixture into a large saucepan and cook over medium heat, stirring constantly, until boiling. Remove from heat. Stir in butter or margarine and vanilla extract. Cool slightly, then pour mixture into chilled baked pastry shell. Chill before serving. Garnish with whipped cream.

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