Chocolate Cream Pie

Kitchen Tested
  • Yield 8 servings
  • Prep 15 mins
  • Cook 10 mins

Creamy, chocolate goodness that comes together in just a few minutes.


3 cups whole or 2% reduced-fat milk
1 cup sugar
2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
2 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
3 egg yolks 
3 tablespoons butter
2 teaspoons vanilla
4 ounces unsweetened chocolate, chopped
1 (9-inch) pastry shell, baked
Whipped cream


  1. Heat milk in microwave until hot. Sift sugar, flour and cornstarch into a saucepan. Add milk, stirring until smooth. Bring to a boil over medium heat; reduce heat and cook until thick and bubbly. Whisk in egg yolks and simmer 3 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in butter, vanilla and chocolate. Stir until chocolate is melted. Let cool. Pour into cooled pastry shell and chill at least 2 hours. Top with whipped cream.

Adapted from Jim Fobel’s Old-Fashioned Baking Book.



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