Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie

By Mr. Food

Homemade Chocolate Cream Pie

Ingredients

  • 1 rolled refrigerated pie crust (from a 15-ounce package)
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup unsweetened cocoa
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 1/4 cups cold milk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 pint (1 cup) heavy whipping cream
  • 2 tablespoons confectioners' sugar

 

Directions

  1. Bake the pie shell according to package directions in a 9-inch deep dish pie plate; let cool.
     
  2. Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine the granulated sugar, cocoa, cornstarch, and salt. Gradually stir in milk. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring constantly. Remove from heat and stir in vanilla. Pour into pie crust and chill 1 hour.
     
  3. In a medium bowl, with an electric mixer, combine heavy cream and confectioners' sugar and beat until stiff peaks form. Spread evenly over pie, cover loosely, and chill 8 hours or overnight before serving.

 

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